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Due on Turnitin.com before our final class. Worth 10% of your final grade — doing really well on this can make a big difference.
The official STW syllabus states:
In this essay, students make arguments about how their writing has improved, using course objectives, specific quoted examples from your STW work, and analysis of those examples.
This essay is a persuasive essay, demonstrating your mastery of everything you have learned about MLA style, a good thesis statement that advocates a debatable position that a rational person could disagree with; evidence that demonstrates how your argument overcomes objections (the opposing views); supporting paragraphs that advance your main argument, and a conclusion that does more than restate the thesis. Read More »