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Unformatted text preview: What made the articles or essays you agreed with convincing? How did they use language to construct their arguments? Here are some questions you can ask about the articles and essays youre reading to help get you started: o In what person is the text written (first, second, third, a mix)? o Does it use dialogue? o Does it use personal experience? Examples? Facts? o What kind of vocabulary does the author use? Is it simple? Formal? Slang? Jargon? You are not required to answer these questions in your essay, nor are these the only elements of the language you should examine. I have provided these questions to help jump-start your thinking as you examine articles and essays on your chosen social issue....
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- Spring '08