Lets unpack these two images from EAA.
- What do you see?
- Do you pick up on a particular tone?
- How does context affect the images?
- Who are the target audiences?
THEY SAY; I SAY
- Turn to the example on page xix
Broadly speaking, academic writing is argumentative writing, and we believe that to argue well you need to do more than assert your own position. You need to enter a conversation, using what others say (or might say) as a launching pad or sounding board for your own views. for this reason, one of the main pieces of advice in this book is to write the voices of others into your text. --TSIS, 3
Oftentimes, the tsis structure operates as a rebuttal: "They say vegetables are good for you, but vegetables are too disgusting to eat.
Can the tsis structure be used to agree with the they say?
Can the tsis structure be used to both agree with AND disagree with the they say?
- Write a rough draft of your essay
- You'll turn one copy into Canvas and you'll bring a printed copy to class on Thursday
- Thursday's peer review will be worth 10 points in you "Homework and In-class Assignments"
- Students who fail to bring rough drafts to class for peer review will not receive full credit
- Final draft will be uploaded to Canvas on Friday
- Final draft is worth 20 points in you "Homework and In-class Assignments"
- Read Everyone's An Author Chapter 2 & 3