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Prior to completing this assignment, be sure you have read and watched this unit’s texts/videos:
University of Arizona Global Campus. (n.d.). Considering audience.
University of Arizona Global Campus. (n.d.). Making your writing flow.
Wallace, D. F. (2005). This is water [Commencement address]. Kenyon College.
While this class wants to focus on the different settings in which you may have to write as you advance through your academic and professional lives, we can’t avoid the academic assignment entirely. It is, after all, an important genre within the broader skill of “writing.” For this assignment, you will listen to a speech by the late David Foster Wallace, and you will analyze the rhetorical choices he makes in order to “win over” his audience.
Note I use “win over” in the last paragraph: this is what rhetoric is really about, right? According to Heinrichs, we can’t always “persuade,” but if we “win over” an audience we can at least put our stance into the discussion. That’s exactly what academics try to do when writing theoretical papers about abstract ideas.
The abstract ideas Wallace discusses in his speech are those of what really matters when it comes to education, to happiness, and to life. Your task is to write a 4- to 6-page paper (1200 to 1800 words, not including title/references pages) that accomplishes the following:
Identify what you believe to be Wallace’s main argument. Be prepared to justify your belief. Feel free to comment on how his intended audience plays into the message and the upcoming strategies!
Identify and analyze at least FOUR rhetorical strategies Wallace utilizes in order to win over his audience. They should all work to support his overall argument, and they should build off one another. This is your paper’s main purpose, so consider making this your thesis (Links to an external site.)(and, ultimately, your body paragraph topics).
Utilize quoted or paraphrased evidence in each of your body paragraphs. This means when you make a claim (e.g., “One of Wallace’s main strategies is to create analogies that the reader can relate to in order to…”), you must find the exact moment in the speech and either provide a quote or paraphrase in order to support your claim! Then you must analyze why it is effective, how it persuades a listener, what it does to support his larger argument, etc. This is how we write academically!
Includes an APA Style (7th Edition) title page, in-text citations, and references list (you may reference only Wallace, or you can include Heinrichs if you choose to cite him — or outside research if it fits). For more information on utilizing APA Style 7th Edition, see this Introduction to APA (Links to an external site.) resource. NOTE: You will lose a lot of points if you do not quote/paraphrase in every body paragraph, and also if you do not do so correctly — so take this step seriously!
Your grade will be earned based on the following characteristics:
a) Genre expectations. This is a formal, undergraduate, rhetoric essay intended for an audience of academic readers who are not members of your discipline.
DO: Use the academic voice (Links to an external site.). Write focused, effective introduction and conclusion paragraphs (Links to an external site.) that meet the expectations of this genre. Have a strong thesis statement (Links to an external site.) that organizes your main purpose for your reader. Structure body paragraphs (Links to an external site.) according to academic writing norms, with specific topic sentences, contextualized evidence, and relevant analysis.
DON’T: Use casual language; mistake speech for writing norms (such as the dreaded One Word Opener or Second-Person Question); skimp on analysis (if you end a paragraph with a quote, you are not doing what is expected).
b) Formatting requirements. This paper must be formatted according to APA Style 7th Edition. You can have all of your questions answered by visiting this Introduction to APA (Links to an external site.) resource, and if you have questions about your citations or references page, see the APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) or Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) pages. Know that you are in complete control of these points, so be extremely mindful of your revision.
DO: Have a title page with your paper title, name, institution, course name and number, instructor name, and due date – formatted correctly. Have a references page with the word References bold and centered at the top, all of your resources alphabetized, double-spaced, and hanging indented, and meeting all other expectations. Do have one-inch margins, correct page numbers, and correct in-text citations for quotes and paraphrased material.
DON’T: Use MLA formatting, APA 6th, or anything else that is not APA 7th Edition; forget citations for material you quote/paraphrase that is not original; leave out any of the above elements and expect to get an A!
c) Minimum assignment requirements. Four to six pages does not mean 3.5 pages. It also does not mean 7 pages. Part of good writing is editing to get it where it needs to be. A two page range is HUGE, so please find a way to get your work into that window. Additionally, there should be a title page and a References list – these do not count toward the 4-6 page requirement.
d) Grammar, usage, and mechanics. Revise your paper as you write, but also look over it before you submit. There have been excellent papers that have lost entire letter grades due to typos and lack of care. There have also been poorly written papers that gained points due to high levels of revision. Again, this is an area completely in your control. Go to the Writing Center; use Grammarly; ask a friend to read it. There are ways to get this part near (even if not exactly) perfect.

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