Istory Tells Hard Stories of Ethnic Clashes

Analyze pathos and diction in a?History Tells Hard Stories of Ethnic Clashesa? by Leonard Pitts, Jr.

Structure:

Introductory paragraph:

Begin the paragraph with a hook to spark your readeras interest (review pp. 17-18 of Mirror on America). Your hook should be relevant to the topic under discussion.

We discussed ethnic clashes in several places in the world, including Canada, U.S.A., Spain, Germany, Serbia/Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Rwanda, and China. Select 2 examples of ethnic clashes outside the United States, do additional research on them, and generate some material to provide background information for developing the introductory paragraph adequately.

The next paragraph should focus on the United States and the material we already covered in relation to diversity and ethnic relations. End this second paragraph with your thesis sentence, which should state that your paper will analyze pathos and diction in Leonard Pitt Jr.as article.

Your thesis sentence should be underlined and in boldface.

Body paragraphs:

Body paragraph #1:

Introduce the paragraph with a topic sentence that defines pathos and makes a statement about your view of the term, based on your understanding of the essay.

The topic sentence should be underlined and in boldface.

Develop the body paragraph adequately as previously taught (see the prompt for Assignment #1 and review relevance, specificity, coherence, etc.). Use 2 examples from the article to support your analysis.

Body paragraph #2:

Introduce the paragraph with a topic sentence that defines diction and makes a statement about your view of the term, based on your understanding of the essay.

The topic sentence should be underlined and in boldface.

Develop the body paragraph adequately as previously taught (see the prompt for Assignment #1 and review relevance, specificity, coherence, etc.). Use 4 examples from the article to support your analysis.

The concluding paragraph:

This is a full paragraph that reiterates key elements in the paper. It does not include new ideas or issues not raised in the paper.

Refer to the Universityas policy against plagiarism as stated in the syllabus. Youare allowed to use only two (2) short direct quotations in the entire paper. Each quotation should not be longer than 3 lines. Summarize other passages from the article that support your analysis; that is, use your own words.

Other requirements:

You must use the MLA title page, in-text citation, and the Works Cited formats. I have provided models for in-text citation and the Works Cited conventions under Files in Canvas.