Rgumentation, Rhetoric and Style Analysis of argumentative Texts Examples from the New York Times Coverage of the Hillary Clinton Campaign

Assignment:

1. Find a selection of argumentative texts from a single genre. Analyse the argumentative structue and style of the texts.
2. Take one article and  diagram ist argument, determining ist main claim, sub-claims and the proofs given to back the sub-claims. Indicate whether the article makes claimes that you believe or demand more proof.
3. Write up a list of stylistic similarities between the articles.


The texts (part 1 of the assignment) are provided by upload in my personalised control panel. Please work with the Gail Collins text for part 2.