Part 1: Of the six articles, which author was most rhetorically effective, and why? Be sure to use terminology you learned in the Rhetorical Analysis lecture and packet. Your claim should be 1-2 sentences and include a “because” statement followed by reasons.
Part 2: Underneath your claim, provide 2-4 few examples from the article to support your claim. You can write this in paragraph form, use bullets, or use numbering.
#1: Aliens may not exist – but that’s good news for our survival
By Jim Al-Khalili
The GuardianJune 27, 2018
#2: But, Seriously, Where Are the Aliens?
By Derek Thompson
The Atlantic June 22, 2018
#3: Does alien life exist?
By Don Lincoln
CNNJanuary 4, 2018
#4: The Aliens are coming, and no one cares
By Molly Roberts
The Washington PostDecember 19, 2017
#5: We Wanted to Believe
Why 2017 was a banner year for discussing, searching for, and panicking over aliens.
By Neel V. Patel
SlateDecember 29, 2017
#6: Yes, There Have Been Aliens
By Adam Frank
June 10, 2016