- Write a draft of your essay 2, an Oped essay–650-850 words on a topic of your choice–something that would be suitable for publication in a particular newspaper or online news site. Write for a particular audience–that could be “a general reader” but it could also be, “Trinity students” or “people my age” or “Americans” or “non-Americans,” or “readers of X site,” etc. Your draft could be longer than the required length–sometimes the most interesting revision involves cutting your piece down.
- You’ll share the draft with peers in class, but I’d like to start with the class looking together at one or two. If you’d like that to be yours, email me asap.
- Read Lakoff to p. 56.
- Read the oped from Morocco I gave you. Who do you think is the intended audience? What would you need to know in order to appreciate it? What have you learned from reading it?
- Continue blogging and commenting on your peers’ blogs.