Essay#3 - Colleen Wanner Mr OShea ENGL 1120 Marketing Unhealthy Food to Children As I read the essay The Fast-Food Industry Intentionally Markets

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Colleen Wanner Mr. O’Shea ENGL 1120 October 28, 2011 Marketing Unhealthy Food to Children As I read the essay “The Fast-Food Industry Intentionally Markets Unhealthy Food to Children” by Janice Shaw, I was extremely persuaded into her argument. I agreed with every point she made and was impressed with the way she presented her information. A good argument entails many vital aspects such as the amount of evidence, sources, statistics, and the author’s knowledge. When looking at evidence, it is up to the reader to decide if it is appropriate for the topic, if it is accurate, and if there is a sufficient amount. Statistics are very important in displaying factual information and associating it with reality. It is very important that the author shows the reader they possess an expertise in the field they are arguing about, this helps the author gain support from the reader. Each of these points was executed successfully, making this paper a good argument. Another vital aspect of writing a good argument is having trustworthy and reliable sources. Although Shaw did not present where she got her information from, after further research it was extremely clear that her sources were very reliable. It was extremely easy to look into a majority of the facts she provided because childhood obesity has become such a mainstream issue. Shaw referenced reputable governmental and national organizations that backed up many of her claims. Shaw uses a vast amount different statistics to get her point across. In her
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ENGL 1120 taught by Professor Cyr during the Fall '08 term at Auburn University.

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Essay#3 - Colleen Wanner Mr OShea ENGL 1120 Marketing Unhealthy Food to Children As I read the essay The Fast-Food Industry Intentionally Markets

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