Illustration essay draft unit 5 | EH 1010 – English Composition I | Columbia Southern University

Write a 750-1000 word essay about a topic in which you argue for the existence of a particular phenomenon by stating a generalization about the topic. Then you will support that generalization (in the form of a thesis statement) by choosing to write a single-example illustration essay or a multiple-example illustration essay (see Unit V, Lesson 2). The essay should bewritten in the style and form described within Unit V.   Purpose: Throughout Unit V, we have discussed the conventions of the illustration essay. The purpose of this assignment is to measure your masteryof those conventions by putting your knowledge to practice. In a largercontext, the purpose of writing an illustration essay is to convey an idea tothe reader by providing illustrations (examples) that will solidify theexistence of a topic.   Process: For the illustration essay, you will complete the following steps:  1.Choose a topic: See the methods for developing a topic and the suggestedlist of topics in Unit V, Lesson 3. 2.Decide if you want to write a single-example or multiple-example essay:See Unit V, Lesson 2, for more instruction on the differences betweensingle-example and multiple-example essays.  3.Collect illustrations: See Unit V, Lesson 1, for more information aboutdifferent kinds of illustrations. See Unit V, Lesson 4, for moreinformation about how to gather illustrations.  4.Craft your thesis statement: See Unit V, Lesson 5, for more information onhow to write a thesis. Note that you want to craft your thesisaccording to whether you choose to write a single-example or amultiple-example essay.  5.Draft the essay: For each section of the essay, see the following: Unit V,Lesson 6, for the introduction; Unit V, Lesson 7, for the bodyparagraphs; and Unit V, Lesson 8, for the conclusion.   Stylistic details: All essays must meet the following requirements:  ◾750-1000 words. ◾Write in Times New Roman, 12 pt. font. ◾Include one-inch margins on all sides. ◾Use double spacing (top-to-bottom every page, to include above and belowtitles and centered words). ◾Include an APA title page (for all essays) and reference list thatincludes all of the sources used in the essay.  ◾Include a header. ◾Include page numbers (upper-right corner only). ◾Adhere to APA convention and documentation style (See the CSU citation guide for assistance.). ◾At least one source is required. All sources used must be cited. see attachment for topic and help

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