Argumentative essay on Brent Staples short story The Runaway Son”

argumentative essay on The Runaway Sonby Brent Staples

focus on the elements of the text and examine the ways in which at least one of the elements illuminates or contributes to the central theme of the text.

examine elements such as characterization,symbolism, imagery, tone and/or structure

be sure to have a clear, specific thesis sentence; support argument with strong textual evidence and organize your paragraphs through topic sentences instead of tracing the story line