The purpose of Essay 1 is to further expand on your argument abilities gained in Composition I. In Composition I, the final assignment is the Classical Argument. This is one of the most important structures in academic discourse. It cannot be mastered in one go. Reflect on your strengths and weaknesses with your first Classical Argument and write a new argument using the same structure from Composition I.
The essay should include the folllowing:
To complete this assignment, you should:
In Composition I, you wrote about a belief system and took a position about a part of the belief. If you did not do this in Composition I, think back on what you believe you did well the last time you wrote a Classical Argument.
In Composition II, think about the research problem you selected in the Research Proposal. Using the information discovered during the research proposal assignment, there needs to be an examination of a larger debate where you take a side in the argument, defend their stance with credible evidence, examine the counterpoints, and propose solutions to the problem.
This assignment helps you practice the following skills that are essential to your success in school and your professional life beyond school. In this assignment you will: