Read over the selection, Get a Knife, Get a Dog, But Get Rid of Guns carefully. Then answer the questions below in a well-developed essay.
1. How does the author use logos? How does their use of facts, statistics, expert opinion, etc. strengthen or weaken their argument?
2. How does the author use pathos? What specific values, emotions or desires do they appeal to in their argument?
3. How does the author use ethos? What makes the author credible or not?
4. How does the author use language? Do they incorporate loaded terms or employ the positive/negative connotations of words to make their argument?
5. In the essay, cite specific examples from the chosen text to illustrate the answers to the questions asked. Be sure to explain how the examples answer the questions asked.
6. All the questions should be addressed in a single essay, not separately
8. Avoid summarizing. Assume readers have read the text being analyzed. Focus on explaining how examples cited from the selection answer the questions asked.
1. The essay should be 550-600 words in length.
2. The essay should have the students name, along with the date, course and section number in the upper-left corner of the first page. Each page, beginning with the first, should be numbered in the upper-right corner with the students name preceding the page number (i.e. Jones 5).
3. The essay should have an original title that indicates the subject of the analysis and the overall purpose of the paper.
4. The essay should be double-spaced and typed using size 11 or 12 of a traditional font (i.e. Times New Roman, Calibri).
5. The essay should be submitted as a file attachment in Word 2016, or earlier version, to the appropriate link in Blackboard by the date and time indicated.
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