Adorno Notes

Adorno Notes - A nalysis Essay Draft 1 The purpose of this...

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Analysis Essay – Draft 1 The purpose of this assignment is to help you with the next step of the research paper – that is, to look at arguments concerning the topic of your research, to characterize those arguments fairly, demonstrate their strengths and weaknesses and explore their significance. For the first draft you will be focusing on Adorno and Horkheimer’s “Culture Industry,” in 3 to 4 pages giving a summary of their argument, strengths and weaknesses of their argument, and the overall implications of their position. Rather than a thesis statement concerning your own conclusions, this assignment is looking for you to explore their ideas, show that you have understood them and to be observant – try and notice small details of the argument that are important and might be missed by other readers, and try to also paint the big picture of what they are trying to say. Remember to stay as unbiased as possible – this is an explication of their argument, not a defense or attack on their views. Do
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