rhetorical analysis

Content

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The essay should be at least six paragraphs with
a recognizable introduction, body, and conclusion

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The essay must include a summary of the author’s
work in the introduction

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The essay must include a thesis that states the
effectiveness (or ineffectiveness) of the author’s logos, pathos, and ethos

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The body of the essay must include at least one
paragraph for logos, pathos, and ethos as well as a paragraph for the overall
effectiveness of the author’s work

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The essay must include at least one specific
example from the work – in the form of a word-for-word in-text citation – for
each body paragraph

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The essay must include at least one outside
source (something not from the author’s work) of your choice

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The essay must include a correct works cited
page   

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The essay will not discuss how you personally
feel about the topic or if the author is right or wrong about the topic, but it
will explore how the author constructed the work and if the rhetorical
strategies are effective

 

Mechanics

Use
MLA format – Times New Roman, 12-point font is the ONLY acceptable
font/size

The
identification and pagination of the essay should be correct and extra
spaces should be removed from between paragraphs

The
essay should be titled something other than “Rhetorical Analysis” or the
title of the work you write about

The
essay should be written in paragraph form

The
essay should be relatively free of mechanical/technical, spelling,
grammar, and punctuation mistakes, and follow academic conventions for
discussing written works

The essay should be written in third person only –
except when directly quoting an author