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In Class Argumentative Practice Essay
In Chuck Dixon and Paul Rivoche’s “How Liberalism Became Kryptonite for Superman” and Janelle Asselin’s “Superhuman Error: What Dixon and Rivoche Get Wrong” the evolution of comics is looked at from both liberal and conservative perspectives. Using both texts, assess and argue if political correctness is truly at the root of the changes in this industry. If so, is that a positive or a negative thing?
In Class Argumentative Essay One
In Nicholas Carr’s “Tracking is an Assault on Liberty” and Jim Harper’s “Web Users Get as Much as They Give” readers are exposed to different arguments on the controversy stirred up by internet tracking. Based on your assessment of both texts do you believe that some form of middle ground could be reached on this issue.
In-Class Essay Two- Compare and Contrast
In Suzanne Britt’s “Neat People vs. Sloppy People” and Dave Barry’s “Batting Clean-Up and Striking Out” both authors examine just how intricate human relationships can be considering how many types of personalities are out there. Examine the differences and the similarities between the two texts and determine which one is the more successful humor essay.
In Class Essay Three-Division/Analysis
In Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s “Vampires Never Die” and James Parker’s “Our Zombies, Ourselves” all three authors trace how these monsters first emerged and then evolved into pop culture. Analyzing both texts explore and argue what these creatures are trying to say about society. You need to balance both essays in each paragraph! Under a solid topic.
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