Rhetorical Analysis of the article

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Assignment: Response/Rhetorical Analysis

Description and Purpose:
This assignment (1000 words)asks students to choose one of the following opinion pieces and analyze how it makes an argument.
• Wellesley,Laura. “We Need to Eat Less Meat. Should the Government Step In?”

A rhetorical analysis is an essay that carefully evaluates another piece of writing. It uses critical reading skills to assess the

strengths and/or weaknesses of the piece of writing. This kind of essay is designed to introduce students to basic rhetorical appeals and

strategies of persuasion. It requires students to remain objective and advance an argument about how well or poorly the author

communicates his or her point.

Main Learning Outcomes:

To perform university-level critical analysis of texts by identifying and evaluating controlling ideas, supporting ideas, dominant

rhetorical patterns, tone, context, and features of style
To construct logically argued, evidence-based, and persuasively organized paragraphs and essays, following academic conventions
To practice a university-level writing process: prewriting, planning, multiple drafting, conferring, integrating research, revising,

editing, and proofreading
To document sources fully according to a current scholarly documentation system (MLA or APA)

Evaluation Criteria:
The Response/Rhetorical Analysis Assignment will be evaluated for
• Organization—clear introduction and thesis; effective paragraphing (25%)
• Content–close analysis of the opinion piece; careful explanation of evidence (25%)
• Citations—correct format; in text and end citations; reporting expressions (25%)
• Writing—academic tone; clarity and conciseness; correct grammar and punctuation (25%)