Argument Structure Map 2


Map out the structure of the argument you've chosen to analyze for the Argument Analysis assignment.

This means you should identify the author's main claim, the major reasons the author gives in support of that claim, and the evidences he or she uses to support those reasons. This will probably require several close readings to do well. How you represent this in a "map" is up to you—you could do something textual like an outline or something visual like a diagram, typed or handwritten or drawn.

PRO-TIP: Maybe share your map to the Slack channel for your article so you can work with your peers to refine each other's understanding of the argument? It's basically like cheating, only I want you to do it, so...

Turn It In

This assignment should be uploaded to your Submitted folder on Dropbox by classtime on Friday, May 10. (If your map is hand-drawn, feel free to snap a pic of it and upload that.) Please follow the file-naming and format guidelines.