Topic: The first step is to find something you’d like to write about. Appropriate topics might include: a verbal, written, or visual argument that evokes a personal reaction in you. This might be something you’ve read in another class, something you saw on the
Type of paper: Argumentative essay
Discipline: English and Literature : English
Format or citation style: MLA
Compose your rhetorical analysis essay using the directions listed in the Instruction section of this lesson. Your essay needs to meet the following requirements:
You should not include more than one in-text citation per paragraph, and the conclusion should contain no citations. In addition, only one short quote and one long quote are allowed per essay.
The essay should be 4-5 pages (not counting the cover sheet) in MLA style.
You will be required to cite at least two sources for this essay (the text you’re analyzing and at least one source to support your analysis).
Your essay must follow MLA formatting guidelines, including in-text citations and a Works Cited page.
Your essay is worth 100 points and will be scored based on this