The Rhetorical Situation Analysis
In other words: You will be choosing a text, examining it’s context, and then conducting an analysis to determine if you think it’s rhetoric is persuasive.
Remember that your introduction should:
To write a thesis statement, you must use the context to form your argument:
Remember that a thesis statement ALWAYS has three parts: WHAT/WHO are you analyzing, HOW is it attempting to persuade, and WHY?
Begin Body of Analysis by Identifying:
You Need an Effective Conclusion:
After analyzing your artifact, you must have a conclusion that answers whether or not you thought the artifact was persuasive in achieving its intended goal and answers the “SO WHAT?” of the article.