Coddling cause effect Outline Worksheet.docx - Cause/Effect Outline Worksheet After reading “The Coddling of the American Mind” on Blackboard use

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Cause/Effect Outline Worksheet After reading “The Coddling of the American Mind” on Blackboard, use this worksheet to reverse engineer an outline for the organization of the essay. You can use headers to identify the different sections of the essay and look for transition words to signal that new ideas are being introduced. Some parts of the outline are provided for you. “The Coddling of the American Mind” Outline I. Introduction a. Thesis statement: A movement is arising to scrub campuses clean of words, ideas, and subject that might cause discomfort or give offense. b. Example 1: c. Example 2: Title IX complaints against Professor Laura Kipnis at Northwestern University II. Section 1 – Microaggressions and Trigger Warnings a. Topic sentence: Two terms have risen quickly from obscurity into common campus parlance. b. Cause 1 A: microaggressions i. Explanation: The term microaggression originated in the 1970s and referred to subtle, often unconscious racist affronts. c. Cause 1 B: trigger warnings i. Explanation: are alerts that professors are expected to issue if something in a course might cause a strong emotional response. ii. Example: some students have called for warnings that Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart describes racial violence and that F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby portrays misogyny and physical abuse—so that students who
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