Narrative Essay by Morgan Greene (LOGOS (use of stats from inauguration…
Narrative Essay by Morgan Greene
use of stats from inauguration
direct quotes from Obama
Putting in too much because it's true
" (from MindMap2)
"becoming monotonous. Avoid a dull sameness."
avoid adding too many facts
how many people were there?
how many people are involved with politics today?
how can this day appeal to emotions?
"Shifting from Job Prose"
"overly elaborate and ultimately meaningless sentences won't show anybody anything."
avoid trying too hard to make it sound "beautiful"
be able to shift from the complexity of your logos appeal, to creating an image/scene for the audience.
how the crowd reacted
how this moment inspired me and my future
Why does my essay matter? What credibility do I have?
"Varieties of Style"
Adopt a sense of formality in the writing.
"She isn't trying to imply or show here, she's telling you. This adds intrigue and tension to the essay."
Show certainty, to express how much it mattered.
How is this crucial? Why does it matter now?
"Punctuation" (from MindMap2)
"If done correctly, lyrically, unconventional punctuation shows that we've moved from the realm of the conventional to the literary. Stylistic expression is at its essence an act of rebellion, often a necessary one."
Therefore, use punctuation to assert the importance, possible in an unconventional way.
Share why participation in government is crucial, especially for coming or age adults.
What are the consequences if we do not actively participate?