crt_205_appendix_edone - Axia College Material Appendix E...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Critical Analysis Forms Fill out one form for each source. Source 1 Title and Citation: The legal context of same sex marriage in the United States. 1. The Legal Context of Same-Sex Marriage in the United States. NOLO Law for All. Contemporary Issues Companion: Gays and Lesbians. Ed. Kate Burns. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2005. Viewpoint essay 1 Identify the principal issue presented by the source. The legalization of same sex marriage. 2 Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. There isn’t any bias. The author gives a lot of information and history on same sex marriage. 3 Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. There isn’t any. I understood everything very clearly and the author explained everything very well. 4 Do you find the source credible? Explain your reasoning. I thought the source was creditable because there were a lot of dates and there were citations to back them up. 5 Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. There isn’t any. 6 Identify and name any fallacies used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. The argument is that no one can come to an agreement about same sex marriage. CRT 205
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7 State one argument made by the author. One argument made 8 Identify the premises and conclusion of the argument. 9 Is the author’s argument valid or invalid, sound or unsound, strong or weak? Explain how you determined this. I think the argument was strong because there is a point. A family is not based on a mommy and a daddy anymore. Anything is possible and a family is two adults living together, with or without children. 10
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