grading criteria “ successful papers H u m a n i t i e s
I NEED YOU TO APPLY THE TEACHERS NOTES TO THE ESSAY AND MAKE NECESSARY CORRECTIONS. I WILL PROVIDE THE ESSAY. I ATTACHED THE ORIGINAL ESSAY BELOW WITH THE TEACHER’S NOTES. I JUST NEED YOU TO ADD 6 TO 7 SENTENCES AND MAKE THE ESSAY MORE PROFESSIONAL.
FINAL EXAM GUIDELINES
FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
- REVIEW the guidelines for the Rhetorical Analysis Essay on Just Mercy (see below).
- REVIEW the page on How to Write a Rhetorical Analysis Essay.
- REVIEW the grading rubric below.
- SEE my feedback on your Midterm Rhetorical Analysis Essay Exam.
- MESSAGE ME OR STOP BY OFFICE HOURS if you have any questions about my feedback.
- REVISE your midterm rhetorical analysis essay based on my feedback.
- PROOFREAD your essay (I recommend reading it aloud to catch final editing errors)
- Submit the revised essay by 11:59 pm on Saturday, December 18.
- REQUIRED: In your Submission Comments, write a brief summary of the revisions and edits that you made on your essay.
Tips for Success When Discussing Rhetorical Strategies
- Identify the rhetorical strategy.
- Describe how this strategy works.
- Cite evidence of this strategy.
- Describe why this strategy is used – what purpose does it accomplish.
- Always include a discussion of how this strategy helps the author to develop and support the argument.
“Successful papers will…”
- Effectively introduce the topic.
- Briefly and accurately summarize the text’s argument and purpose.
- Identify the intended audience for the text.
- Include a powerful, focused thesis statement that responds to the prompt question (see the essay guidelines below)
- Your thesis should also establish your structure for the essay.
- Support your thesis through your analysis of the rhetorical strategies that Stevenson uses to appeal to emotion, logic, and ethics;
- Smoothly integrate textual evidence from the text to support your analysis.
- Thoughtfully conclude by offering your audience something to ponder about the analysis that you just did.
- Be logically structured and use smooth transitions.
- Accurately use MLA style and formatting – include in-text citations for all quoted textual evidence; at the end of your essay include a Works Cited citation for Just Mercy.
- Be proofread and edited to build credibility with your academic audience.