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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. An original first-hand account that has not been interpreted or edited by another author.
  2. A _______________ is a page at the end of your research paper which lists all sources you considered while researching whether or not you cited them.
  3. The breadth and depth of your argument. It consists of explanations, descriptions, examples, etc. which expand your argument by supporting your reasons (which support your claim).
  4. Express the meaning of (the writer or speaker or something written or spoken) using different words, esp. to achieve greater clarity.
  5. The position of an issue, the purpose behind an argument.
    It answers the question "So what is your point?"
  6. The different ways effective speeches work to persuade their audience. Aristotle recognized three major appeals: Logos, which focuses on the quality of an argument, pathos, which focuses on the values and beliefs of the audience, and ethos, which focuses on the author's character.

6 True/False questions

  1. EvaluationTo examine and judge carefully ; act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of


  2. Parenthetical CitationA general statement or concept obtained by inference from specific cases.


  3. MLA documentationA method and format of recording source information as stipulated by the Modern Language Association. This method includes using parenthetical citations and cross-referencing them with a works-cited page. (You'll need the MLA Handbook for college!)


  4. AudienceSpecific Information or proof that backs up the reasons in an argument. Factual evidence includes statistics, expert testimony, etc. that can be checked and proven by reliable sources.


  5. Author's PurposeThe reason for writing or for making a certain "move" in writing, for example the reason for including a certain piece of evidence or using a particular appeal for a given situation: to inform, to persuade,to entertain


  6. EvidenceThe listeners at a speech or performance, or the intended readership for a piece of writing.


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