The following assignment will help you to practice your understanding of what we’ve learned about the structure of an argument as well as the persuasive appeals/modes of persuasion. First, you will read an article called “The Singer Solution to World Poverty.” The website is https://www.nytimes.com/1999/09/05/magazine/the-singer-solution-to-world-poverty.html
This article usually evokes an emotional response of some sort. Some students think it is really persuasive, but others have the opposite view. You will be analyzing this man’s argument and evaluating how well you think he has used persuasive techniques and appeals. Click on this link to access the questions you will need to answer after reading the article.