Summary/response essay | Article writing homework help

From the readings below select two texts and write a thesis-based Summary/Response Essay (from 1200 to 1500 words) in 4 pages composed of a summary of the main ideas of both texts and a response (your personal critique or evaluation of the author’s essay). It should:

  1. Explain your view about the rhetorical effectiveness and ideas of the two texts.  Demonstrate an understanding of rhetorical concepts. 
  2. Recognize the rhetorical strategies and stylistic choices made by both writers
  3. Summarize each (2) writer’s argument succinctly (in 150-250 words). 
  4. Explain how each text tries to influence its readers rhetorically and how your comprehension of the text has expanded your thinking about its ideas 
  5. Incorporate quotations, summary, and paraphrase using quotation marks, and MLA citation style.


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Format for Summary/Response Essays:

1. Present the summary in a block of paragraphs, followed by the response in a block:

Summary (two to three paragraphs)
Agreement (or disagreement)
Disagreement (or agreement)

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