Posted: March 10th, 2017
Newspaper Analysis This Assignment requires you to analyze a newspaper article. You may want to use a national newspaper, such as the Washington Post, or opt for a local newspaper in this Assignment.
You will use ideas drawn from the readings to find examples of arguments in written sources. You may select a story (news writing or opinion/editorial) on a topic that matters to you. The project will be at least 3 pages, double-spaced. Be sure to use proper APA citation of your source both internally and in full reference at the end of the paper.
Your Assignment is as follows:
Read the entire article to obtain a clear understanding of the overall argument being presented. Provide a brief summary of the article. Identify the style of argumentation used in the article. Identify the three elements of the psychology of argumentation within the article’s argument. What is the logos of the argument? What is the ethos of the argument? What is the pathos of the argument? Are these elements used effectively in the article? Why, or why not? Submitting your Assignment
Put your project in a Word document. Save it in a location and with a name that you will remember.
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