Finding a Solution
Now you can take an opposing position, or another you have discovered or problem-and-soluion on your topic, and make it the main position of your final paper. This essay will be one sustained argument in which you argue forcefully for your position, but also take other positions into account. To maintain a thoughtful, substantiated position on the issue, you must consider other positions that have been taken on that issue.
Once you recognize alternate or competing views, you ln absorb or concede or refute those arguments. Consider this final paper to be your opportunity to demonstrate your ability to use the rhetorical skills you have learned this semester.
How can you best establish your own ethos as the author of this essay? What kinds of pathetic appeals will be most persuasive for your audience? What is the most effective order for making your logical arguments? What kinds of exigence can wah provide to convince your audience to recognize the seriousness of the issue?
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You will also want to utilize the language skills you have learned throughout the semester in order to present your arguments with coherence and clarity. To complete this paper, continue your research so that your bibliography contains a minimum of sources scholarlyincluding books, articles, editorials, non-print media, government sources, and interviews as appropriate.
Make sure that your materials are up-to-date and that you select the most persuasive arguments.
As you have learned more, your views may have been modified, may have grown more complex, or may even have changed entirely. Your final paper must demonstrate the competence in using and citing sources properly and in ways that support your position and purposes.
At this point you will likely find that some sources from your earlier Works Cited pages are no longer useful for your current task.]