Wri;e a Persuasive Essay of at least 750 words that addresses this question: Is free expression abused or more necessary than ever?
There will be three areas of emphasis:
-Show that you have considered and understand the issue from multiple perspectives. -Make a specific arguable claim.
-Support your claim with solid reasoning and evidence.
-To demonstrate your ability to think critically about important issues of the day -To demonstrate how to develop an informed argument that is both logical and compelling
-The essay must six paragraphs (750 word minimum). The six paragraphs must include an overview of the issue and thesis statement in the introduction, three reasons in support of your position in the body of the essay, a rebuttal paragraph that addresses the opposing argument, and a conclusion that summarizes your argument.
-Each body paragraph must include at least one quote from a reading in the textbook:
“Casebook” on pg. 607-608
“Free Expression in Peril” on pg. 609-615
“Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces and Free Speech Too,” on pg. 617-619“Warning: The Literary Canon Could Make Students Squirm” on pg. 621-624“What’s Really Important About ‘Trigger Warnings’” on pg. 626-629.
-You may also use any additional sources of your choosing.
– Must be presented in MLA style with in-text citations and a Works Cited page (see
Chp. 18 in text)
The book you will be using is ‘’patterns for college writing’’ a rhetorical reader and guide by laurie G Kirszner. Its the fourteenth edition. You will need this book to get qoute from one of the titles listed above to qoute each body paragraph.