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Reading selections for this module: . Edlund, John R. “Three Ways to Persuade.” Expository Reading and Writing Course: Semester One. Long Beach: CA State UP, 2008. Edlund, John R. “Letters to the Editor in Response to ‘A Change of Heart About Animals.’” Expository Reading and Writing Course: Semester One. Long Beach: CA State UP, 2008.
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What are some other passages that have an emotional effect? Rifkin calls his essay “A Change of Heart About Animals.” Does this imply that the scientific discoveries he summarizes here should change how we feel about animals? Does this piece affect you emotionally? Do you think Rifkin is trying to manipulate your emotions? Do your emotions conflict with your logical interpretation of the arguments?
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• The letter fails to make a clear point. • Grammatical and mechanical errors confuse and distract the reader. Evaluation Form . Based on the CSU English Placement Test (EPT) . Part I: Revising Checklist – Mark the appropriate categories.
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This strategy establishes a relationship of similarity between the animals mentioned and ourselves. Giving the animals human names invites readers to think of them in terms usually reserved only for human beings.
•The student’s position on the topic is minimally supported. •The assignment is written in the form of a letter, but either the greeting or the closing is missing.
It isn’t fare to them. That’s why it’s up to us to give our fellow creatures the rights and protection that they deserve.
A Raisin in the Sun (Lorraine Hansberry) – This assignment requires students to analyze each page and find at least one example of racism, bias, or stereotyping of African Americans, and/or ideas on matriarchal families and roles of black women and black men. The structure, rhetorical devices, exposition, and commentary discussed are expected to be ...
Rifkin depicts the world in which the poorer individuals have been starved to support the beef addicted, wealthy nations. This persuasive and passionate book is similar to Laurie Garrett’s book The Coming Plague- an urgent warning to everyone who cares about the fate of the Earth and its inhabitants.
There is no striking headline instead this article has a smaller lower case text, and is located on the middle of the second page of ‘The Guardian’. Plus ‘The Sun’ has devoted two pages to the story albeit one page is dedicated to photographs and a sketch of inside the court.
Number pages in the upper right hand corner after the first page, with your last name preceding the page number. To save paper, you needn’t put the “Works Cited” on a new sheet of paper (which is the formal requirement, of which you should be aware), but, if it fits, simply on the last page.
There will be ten responses in all, and all responses must be TYPED, following correct essay format using MLA style and correct grammatical conventions. Each response is worth 15 points.
“A Change of Heart about Animals.” Los Angeles Times. “Hooked on a Myth.” Los Angeles Times.
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