My Rhetorical Analysis: Peggy McIntosh (White Privilege) (Body Paragraphs,…
My Rhetorical Analysis: Peggy McIntosh (White Privilege)
Start with a sentence that relates to the issue that is discussed throughout the essay
NOT word for word!
BRIEFLY describe main points in essay.
One important main idea from each paragraph.
Background: What is the definition of white privilege? When was white privilege acknowledged? Introduce Peggy McIntosh and include some information about her background.
Topic sentence: create a topic sentence that serves as a hook to grab reader's attention. Introduce the topic of "white privilege." Ease it into the conversation.
Thesis: "Although her text is roughly 20+ years old, it continues to stay relevant for its contribution of prevalent ideas to the ongoing conversations about race. As an example, McIntosh’s ideas are exemplified in the current topic of white fragility and its connection to the teaching and educational gaps between white teachers and students of color in America."
Introduction of Peggy McIntosh
Who is Peggy McIntosh?
What is she known for?
Founder and Senior Associate for the National Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED)
Former associate director for the Wellesley Centers for Women
Largest gender-focused, social science research organization in the United States
Provide a quote from her text.
Example of two conditions that McIntosh listed in her academic discourse
Find two different sources.
Example of a recent situation where an event regarding white privilege is exemplified
Find two different sources
Provide explanation of white fragility
Use the example with white teachers and students of color.
USE SIX DIFFERENT SOURCES!!