READ https://www.economist.com/leaders/2016/06/04/under-attack (Under Attack) and Identify elements such as audience, purpose and context as a means of understanding how the text communicates its main idea (also known as a thesis). Also identify and provide examples of the types of appeals used by the author, pathos, logos, ethos, etc.
Identify the text, the author and the subject matter. Make sure your reader knows what you will be talking about in your analysis.
Analyze the rhetorical situation (audience, purpose, context, visual or spatial elements, auditory elements, etc.) Explain how these elements, along with the author’s use of logos, pathos, and ethos are used to persuade or convince the audience and evaluate the effectiveness of these elements. This section might be several paragraphs long.
Respond to the author’s thesis by agreeing/disagreeing. Add your own ideas opinions and examples.
Wrap up the essay by restating your conclusions and position on the topic.
Format: MLA paper format and documentation.
Sources: at least one source (the essay you are analyzing). Use of additional sources is encouraged but not required.
Length: 3 pages