The Development of Freedom

Discipline: English 101

Type of Paper: Analysis (any type)

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 2 Words: 550


Assignment: For this writing assignment, select a scholarly article from the Hunt Library on a subject that interests you. Write an essay, of approximately 450 - 500 words, in which you:Identify the elements of the rhetorical situation – introduction (1st paragraph of essay) Article title and author(s) – provide the link to the article Topic - the subject Audience - the readers (both primary and secondary audience) Purpose - the reason for writing (informative or persuasive) Thesis statement - a claim about the overall effectiveness of the textSummarize the article - body (2nd paragraph of essay) Summary - the thesis and major supporting points Objective tone – do not insert your own opinion or evaluationSelect 3-4 rhetorical strategies from the text – body (3rd and 4th paragraphs of essay) Form (organization and format) Style (sentence design, word choice, and use of figurative language) Types of evidence/support (facts, quotes, statistics, case studies, etc.) Appeal to logos (logic) Appeal to ethos (credibility) Appeal to pathos (emotions)Analyze those strategies Identify each of the selected strategies. Give an example from the text for each selected strategy. Evaluate the effectiveness of these strategies - conclusion (5th paragraph) Explain why the strategies successfully appeal to the audience (or why they do not). Explain how the strategies accomplish (or do not) the purpose of the author(s).