ENGL 102.08 Exercises for Tuesday, Mar.26

1.Here is what you need to do for me to prepare for Thursday:

2. Read the following attached document, it is PDF file of 2 flawed arguments that I want you to read and make notes about for Thursday.

Closer Examination of Arguments, Part 2

3. While reading above document, attempt to make notes about the questions:

What do you see here that looks good?

What do you see here that you feel is missing or could be better?

4. Bring those notes to class on Wednesday. Keep in mind the structure we discussed last week:

  • Topic sentence

  • Claim/Statement

  • Evidence/Example

  • Explanation/Transition

5. Bring to class THREE potential quotations that you use to create your own example of your argument that we will work on Thursday.



BA in History from Northwestern State, MA in English from Northwestern State, and PhD in Rhetoric from Texas Woman's University. Big into comic books and visual rhetoric. Assistant Professor of English at Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC.

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