January 22, 2010

January 22, 2010 - 3. Write a brand-new that applies the...

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ENG112 Friday, January 22, 2010 “Other” position KNOWLEDG E DEFICIT Your POSITIO N THESI S MAIN ARGUMEN T RECAP SECONDARY ARGUMENTS that prove main arguments or which your main argument breaks down into. (2 or 3 parts/components) Use each supporting argument to structure a body paragraph In-class Essay SUBJECT/TOPIC Question/issue that you are going to address Ways OF FINDING A “KNOWLEDGE DEICIT” IN AN ARTICLE 1. Disagree directly with the article you have summarized; find a flow in the IDEAS REASONING or EVIDENCE that the article relies on to prove its thesis -- If you contradict the article, (1) make sure that you contradict it on a point that is central to the articles position; and, if possible, (2) try to contradict one or more of the articles central IDEAS 2. Find a topic that the article raises but does not discuss in great detail
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Write a brand-new that applies the articles IDEAS in a different context or in a dif set of FACTS; 4. Agree that the article does not discuss the RIGHT issues; i.e. Identify the “right issue.” 1. Direct contradiction “Whereas Dr.Jones agrees that home ownership is good for NA economy I will agree that home ownership is bad for he NA economy .” 2. The overlooked topic: “Dr.Jones talks extensively about the effect of ho on the Na eco, but barely mentions the subject of interest rates. Therefore, in this essay, I will… 3. Applying ideas in a different context THESIS A good thesis contains at least a hint of the main argument supporting it.- End of Session -...
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