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Johnson Reading Summary2

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Megan Scharar Abigail Wolford English 102 21 September 2011 Johnson Reading Summary This section of reading pertains to writing a summary in rhetorical analyses, summaries, and gives strategies on how to write a summary. Taking into account the argument and claims in a non bias form can essentially help one draw a conclusion based on the summary whether it is a 300 words or one sentence. The next section discusses rhetorical analysis. Key points are the purpose, why you are writing, and the audience, who cares about what is being written. The basic structure of a rhetorical analysis should be; an introduction, a brief summary, a thesis, a developed main section, and a conclusion. When analyzing an argument one should understand the article, write a summary, examine the argument, and respond. One should always focus their rhetorical analysis by thinking about the context, relationship to the audience, choosing key
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Unformatted text preview: points, and creating a thesis. Drafting a rhetorical analysis is crucial to a strong argument. When writing an argument, one should pose a significant issue question, examine many perspectives and giving example of several points of view, analyzing the audience, purpose, and genre, and constructing an argument that is on par with the audience’s values, interests, etc. When exploring multiple perspectives seek out different points of view, use informal writing, and use incremental formal writing. One should be aware of who they are targeting, the background knowledge of the audience, their values or beliefs, etc. Last, one should develop their core argument by constructing a solid draft that takes into account the placement of reasons, support for assumptions, evidence given, incorporating sources, and how to introduce the topic. Next comes review and revision....
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