Let this be a platform for us to share our ideas and brainstorm.

Jul 13th, 2015
KateS
Category:
Writing
Price: $5 USD

Question description

  • Check out Maureen Dowd's article "Our Own Warrior Princess" in pg. 233 of your text book 'Writing for College, Writing for Life' (2011, 2nd edition). For your convenience, I've provided a link for the same.
  • http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/01/opinion/our-own-warrior-princess.html
  • Identify the claim/thesis statement of the author.
  • What are her reasons to support the claim?
  • Does she answer the opposition (the rebuttal argument, which is an essential component of persuasion)? 
  • Discuss the three appeals - logical, emotional and ethical - in Dowd's argument.

The purpose of this discussion thread is to familiarise you with patterns of argument, so don't be scared by terminology. Go ahead and read the article, and share your thoughts on it. What is the main idea of the author and how well she is communicating it? What are you learning about persuasive writing, now that you've read 2 essays, SantiDeRosa's and Maureen Dowd's? Let this be a platform for us to share our ideas and brainstorm.


Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
(997)
School: UT Austin
PREMIUM TUTOR

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

8 Reviews


Summary
Quality
Communication
On Time
Value
Five Star Tutor
Dec 1st, 2016
" Outstanding Job!!!! "
SjSurvivor143
Nov 15th, 2016
" Thanks for the help. "
Joemoe
Nov 1st, 2016
" <3 it, thanks for saving me time. "
tinytim47
Oct 23rd, 2016
" Wow this is really good.... didn't expect it. Sweet!!!! "
pmallory
Oct 19th, 2016
" Totally impressed with results!! :-) "
mixedballz
Oct 10th, 2016
" excellent work as always thanks for the help "
kiln82
Sep 26th, 2016
" awesome work thanks "
darnay
Sep 17th, 2016
" The best tutor out there!!!! "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1819 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors