Class Notes

Class notes in chronological order:

March 29 Class Notes

Standard Format for all papers in Chris’s Classes:

MS Word

12 pt

Times New Roman

Double Spaced

Black Ink Type

MLA

Optional:  APA or Chicago (let him know if you plan on uses this type)

For sources Easybib.com (Free)

Types of Writing:

Subjective                   Objective

-Internal                      -external

-Imagination                -Fact Based

-Sourced (cited)

Metaphor

Most subjective: Poetry                      Most Objective: Grocery List

Go to WordPress.com  (Free Blog) and sign up!  All homework will be turned in on your blog.

Ethos – Right/Wrong

Pathos – Emotion

Logos – Fact

What are the reasons for writing?

1.  Explain

2.  Persuade

3.  Record

4.  Educate

Before we had writing papers we had Rhapsody.

There are 3 components of writing:

-Symbol (abstractive)

-Icon

-Identity

Habitable metaphor- reader understands or gets into it (experience the writing)

We have an:

Into

Body

Conclusion

-Points

-Claim

-Facts (2-3 sourced and cited)

–Therefore

Homework  # 1 -Definition Argument Chapter 8 in text (Paper Number 1)

*Find a Bill (House or Senate) is it good or bad because of facts. Must be two pages long, which equals 500 words but no more than 750 words.

A is B because of C

-Data                                       -Points

-Warrants                                -Support (sourced, mediated and cited)

-Claim

Send Mr. Manno your URL to your Blog and Homework is due by 2400 Thursday.

If you need help with some sources go to page 245 in text.

Homework # 2 – Subjective (you)  (Paper Number 2)

*Question – If you steal my car ______________

Ethos  – right/wrong

Pathos – anger

Logos – laws

We must explode the question {STEAL} dishonest/criminal

METAPHORUS – Make the reader get into paper.

Again 2 pages 500 words no more than 750 due by Thursday 2400 posted to your BLOG.

Subjective papers are in I form.

Objective papers are in the third person – no conversational tone.

Quick Review:

Poetry is the most subjective and a grocery list is objective.

Both have ethos, pathos and logos.

We have an Intro, Body and a conclusion.

Subjective writing must make people live it.  Metaphorus

Email Chris your Blog URL.

Post both drafts of your papers to your Blog by Thursday 2400.

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