Read “How the Future Will Judge Us,” by Kwame Anthony Appiah, in our text, Read, Reason, Write.
Appiah, K. A. (2019). How the future will judge us. In D. U. Seyler & A. Brizee (Eds.) Read, Reason, Write: An Argument Text and Reader (pp. 511-513). New York: McGraw Hill.
Use the APA Citation Helper or the APA Citations Quick Sheet for help to correctly cite the article.
Write a 500-word rough draft of your essay in five paragraphs, following the guidelines below. Use the APA formatted template in which to compose your rough draft.
- In the introduction, engage the reader’s interest in the issues of the article. Indicate why you are interested in the issues. Present your thesis and let your readers that you will examine how Appiah has or has not convinced you, through his use of logical and emotional reasoning, of how the future will judge the four practices he discusses in his essay.
- In the second paragraph, summarize the argument and its main points of the article you are analyzing so your readers will know what you are talking about.
- As you said in your thesis, explain, develop, and discuss Appiah’s use of logical appeals in his argument in your third paragraph.
- In another full paragraph analyze Appiah’s use emotional appeals in his argument.
- In your concluding paragraph, wrap up your analysis with a discussion of whether Appiah’s appeals to logic and emotion were effective in persuading you of his central claim.