I’m working on a english writing question and need a sample draft to help me understand better.
Requirements 1: please let me know what question from the boxes below you have answered and did you use point first or point last essay ( please look at the powerpoint about the point first and point last )
- Create an appropriate title for your essay.
- Use a formal register that is appropriate for an academic essay. (This includes correct syntax, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and accurate word selection.)
- Be attentive to the layout of your essay. Use 1 ½ or double spacing and leave room in the margins for feedback.
- Choose an appropriate ‘academic’ font. (New Times Roman, Cambria, Calibri, Garamond, etc.)
Task: Write a ‘point first’ OR ‘point last’ essay and use a formal, academic register. Ensure that you follow the conventions of an academic essay. …………all the explanation of this is in the PowerPoint……………
Requirements 2 :
- Primary texts: use TWO primary texts that I have attached.
- Secondary sources use TWO secondary sources that I have attached.
Instructions: Use both your primary texts AND secondary sources to answer ONE of the following questions.
Narrative and Argument:
1.) Write an essay that assesses whether or not a narrative is an effective approach for presenting a controversial or unfamiliar argument.
Register, Language, and Audience.
2.) “So easy to read.” Use this observation from Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue” to analyze how register and tone enable or impede clear communication to an audience. (Note: You do not have to use “Mother Tongue” to answer this question.)
Academic Reading and Writing.
3.) Write a point first or point “last” essay that examines the ‘ideals’ and conventions of academic writing. How useful are these to the practical experience of writing an academic essay?
4.) “Arguments are not ‘airtight’. In an essay, you may concede; you may even change your mind.” Write an essay that reflects on either authors and/or audiences seeing different viewpoints or even changing their perspectives.
Writing Against the Grain.
5.) “I knew that I could resist. I could rebel. I could shape the direction and focus of the various forms of knowledge available to me.”
Use this quote as a starting point to consider how different authors write against the grain and challenge the status quo.
Our Changing Language
6.) “Digital writing often reveals deep-seated anxiety over the deterioration of orthography or ‘proper’ writing.” Is proper writing deteriorating? Answer this question with reference to at least TWO texts on the course.