develop an argument about a play your argument must seek to prove someone else s current argument wrong seek to extend or amend a current argument or seek to argue something new you must choose a play off of the list i created

You will need to briefly summarize (5-7 sentences) the play you choose in your essay

introduction.

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Choose from the list of plays I’ve provided.

You are required to incorporate

at least 5

sources into this

assignment in order to lend critical weight to your argument; 3 of your sources must be

scholarly; the other 2 can be credible. Research should be used to help establish the

significance of your argument. Use research to enhance your analysis of the

issues. Remember: This is not a book report. Instead, your research should be used to

advance your argument about a play you choose.

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Your audience is your academic peers and your instructor

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Your purpose is to advance a new argument about a play.

Tips:

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For your essay to be successful, the conclusions you draw must reflect an

understanding of the play that explains the context in which it operates and extends

beyond the obvious.

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After you choose and read a play, start by answering some of the questions from the

worksheet I gave you.

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Be sure to read a working draft of your essay aloud to a peer to get a stronger

impression of its impact.

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I highly recommend you select a topic and play that you have some sort of personal

investment in. If you do, you will write better.

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Read of a summary of every play before you dive into one and read the whole thing.