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The second essay asks you to analyze an argument. We will use it as a vehicle for you to practice new skills such as integrating evidence, recognizing modes of persuasion (logos, ethos, pathos) in someone else’s writing, and considering purpose and audience of another’s writing.

You will find especially helpful the readings in From Critical Thinking to Argument Chapter 5. You will also find helpful Hacker and Sommers’ Rules for Writers. As such, I have referenced some of the specific rules you can apply in the Essay guidelines found below.

Assignment overview: You will write an analysis of an argument of 500-750 words (2-3 pages, not including works cited page), MLA Formatted (Times New Roman, 12-point font), This paper will allow you to evaluate arguments being made about a topic that interests you while also considering your own opinion. You should take one of the essays I have provided, and analyze and evaluate it, guided by the checklists and examples provided in your textbook (Barnet and Bedau, Chapter 5).