Pick One of the Prompts
Prompt #1: Star Wars
Additional Readings: â€œResistanee, Caring, & â€˜Maskâ€™ulinity: The FeministMessage of the Dudes in The Force Awakensâ€ â€œHow Star Wars: The ForceAwakensâ€™ Kylo Ren is a Gatekeeper,â€ â€œThe Importance of Finn & Rey,â€
certain social issues addressing the perceptions and prejudices that come with race, gender, masculinity, sexism, and fantasy.
â€¢Prompt: Your task is to consider some of the social, racial, or gender issues thatpresent themselves. Using Star Wars: The Force Awakens and at least one of thereadings, you will need to come up with your own argument about an issue thatwas presented or implied. Your argument should be focused on the meaning youhave taken from the article(s) and movie. Consider what we have learned aboutconstructing an effective argument through rhetorical strategies such as PACESand Ethos, Pathos, Logos PowerPoint to develop your own.
Prompt #2: Rhetorical Analysis
â€¢Required Research/Readings: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016)) and oneof the readings: â€œResistanee, Caring, & â€˜Maskâ€™ulinity: The Feminist Message ofthe Dudes in The Force Awakens,â€ â€œHow Star Wars: The Force Awakensâ€™ KyloRen is a Gatekeeper,â€ or â€œThe Importance of Finn & Rey,â€
Requirements (Successful Essays Will Include):
1- An introduction with a hook, background information, and a thesis with yourargument about the prompt you have chosen
2- Use of PACES or Rhetorical Strategies
3- Body paragraphs in PIE format
4-A conclusion with a restatement of the thesis and final thoughts.
5- A Creative Title
Minimum Length: 4-6 pages (including work cited page).
Remember in PACES corresponds to the following in PIE format.
- Argument = Thesis
- Claims = Topic Sentences
- Evidence = Information
- Strategies = Evaluation/Rhetorical Strategies that the author uses in their writing