Ifferentiating the Scandals from Issues

What is your definition of a a?scandala?? Before you can write about how global and local issues shape our br /
community, our world, and how they shape society, you need to clearly define what you think makes a a?a br /
scandala? rather than an actual issue. Unless you have a clear vision of a scandal is to you, you will never be able br /
to clearly communicate your ideas on this topic. br /
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Your Task: br /
In a 4+ -page academic essay, write essay that analyzes one of the a?scandalsa?: Steven Colbert, Damon Bruce, or br /
James Franco that were discussed in class and take a stand on whether this story is focusing on creating a br /
scandal or addressing a valid issue. br /
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! The essay can only focus on ONE SCANDAL br /
! Your attention grabber should be an analogy that defines the term a?scandala? br /
! An introduction that provides context on the topic, eases the reader into your essay, and has a a?hooka? that uses the br /
argument via analogy strategy br /
! A thesis statement or controlling idea that takes a strong stand on the definition br /
! Transitional topic sentences that are clear, provocative, develop your thesis, and provide unity in your essay br /
! Body paragraphs that have a transition, a topic sentence, multiple examples, and a concluding sentence br /
! For any quote, please use the Quote Sandwich model (Lead-in, quote, and analysis of quote) discussed in-class br /
! You must use at least multiple quotes from the articles read br /
! You may include 3 quotes from outside research so long as it connects to your topic br /
! Some analysis of all your supporting examples br /
! A conclusion that LOOKS BACK and explains how the body paragraphs proved the thesis, and, then, LOOK br /
FORWARD and offers some ideas about what can be done about the situation br /
! Strong sentences that are both grammatically correct and sophisticated br /
! Use proper MLA in-text citations and Works Cited entries. (You may write the Works Cited outside of class. br /
! If all your MLA citations and your Works Cited are correct, Iall add 5pts extra credit to your paper.