What religious, rational, or scientific way of thinking would best address a current U.S. social conflict? Introduce the worldview you wish to advocate, explain the conflict, and argue that the worldview offers a worthy perspective to help solve the conflict. Follow this organization:
- Explain the issue.
- Argue that this issue is essentially a conflict of logos versus mythos.
- Take a position and show how the position would solve the conflict.
Expository/analytical writing serves as a transition for students to develop more formal elements of academic writing: the thesis statement, topic sentences, organization, specific examples to support one’s thesis, etc. These formal elements may be expressed in one or more of the following rhetorical modes: cause and effect, process analysis, definition, position, or evaluation. The paper will be 1000-1200 words, double-spaced in 12pt font, have a clear thesis, introduction, body, and conclusion. Support your descriptions with examples and quotations using APA 6th Edition style (for both format and citations). The paper will be graded with the DOL Written Communication Grading Rubric.