Minimum of 4 full pages, excluding the works cited page!!!
Choose ONE of the texts provided below:
“Masked Racism: Reflections on the Prison Industrial Complex” by Angela Davis
“My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” by Jose Vargas
“The Ghetto Made Me Do it” by Francis Flaherty
Introduce the title and author of the text (in that order)
Write a 250 word summary that introduces the author’s thesis and main points of the article.
Then write YOUR thesis on how the author attempts to persuade his/her audience on the topic they write about, and whether or not they seem to be effective.
These should all begin with a topic sentence that supports your thesis. (For example: One effective part of Author Angela Davis’s rhetoric is the way in which she uses dramatic language to appeal to her audiences emotions). You topic sentences should be followed by: Context, Quote, and analysis.