Discussion Forum On Jane Tompkins Appeals Amp Strategies

Question Description

3.3 Discussion Forum on Jane Tompkins’ Appeals & Strategie

Context and Purpose for the Assignment

This Discussion Forum will help you learn to analyze sophisticated, college-level texts for an author’s appeals and the strategies they employ to make them. In other words, you will be applying the rhetorical concepts you have learned in this module to your close reading of Jane Tompkins’ “Indians: Textualism, Morality, and the Problem of History.” Before beginning this assignment, you may want to reread, or at least review, Tompkins’ essay. You may edit your posts until the due date.

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Instructions:

Part I: Identification and Textual Support Post (100 points)

Please number each item and place your response after it. Be sure to quote from the text to support your responses in #’s 2-4, and to use correct MLA in-text citation (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

  1. Write an Academic Meaty Sentence (AMSPreview the document) to introduce Tompkins’ text and then summarize it; include in you her intended audience, kairos, and exigence in your summary. (25 points) Hint: Her intended audience is not general…
  2. Briefly identify and analyze ONE specific strategy Tompkins uses to appeal with her character/credibility (ethos), and briefly evaluate its effectiveness for her intended audience.(25 points)
  3. Briefly identify and analyze ONE specific strategy Tompkins uses to appeal to reasoning (logos), and briefly evaluate its effectiveness for her intended audience. (25 points)
  4. Briefly identify and analyze ONE strategy Tompkins uses to appeal to emotions (pathos), and briefly evaluate its effectiveness for her intended audience. (25 points)
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