Write a 750-1,000-word rhetorical analysis essay of a public document. This public document is the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) website on Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) found at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/facts.html. Your analysis should include at least TWO scholarly sources outside of class texts.
Complete a close reading of the assigned public document. Then, write a cohesive essay that:
- Introduces and summarizes the CDC website on ADHD in the introductory paragraph and ends with a thesis statement.
- Analyzes the rhetorical tools used on the site, the CDC’s use of ethos, pathos, and logos.
- Evaluates the site’s effectiveness.