Rhetorical analysis essay

Using the Ch. 6 “Guide to Writing a Rhetorical Analysis” write an “academic argument” (Ch. 17) in which you make a claim that demonstrates “how an argument works and [assesses the] effectiveness” (pg112) of your chosen text.


Claim: In order for students to succeed, they need to foster perseverance and grit. 

Requirements: Clear claim (thesis) (pg115-116) Clear evidence for the claim (pg116) Effective organization and style (pg116-117) Accurate spelling, punctuation, mechanics, documentation, and format (pg117) Minimum 4 quotes from source (any length) Minimum 1 quote from chapter 6 MLA Works Cited List correctly formatted Length: 3-4 pages Formatting: 12-point font, 1-inch margins, Title (unique), Name on document