You will first fairly and accurately summarize the authors argument (this is the
They say portion), and then engage in conversation with the author and his/her
argument while presenting your own opinions on the subject (the I say portion).

In the introduction of your essay, you will establish for your reader the essay you are
responding to, the main argument of that essay, and a thesis statement that summarizes
your own argument with a response to the authors original argument. The rest of your
paper can respond point by point to the authors argument, dissect flaws in the authors
original argument, concede points that you do agree with, and/or provide

No outside research. You should properly cite references to the original reading, including using quotation marks anytime you
directly quote the author.

Link to article: https://spot.colorado.edu/~heathwoo/phil1200,Spr07/singer.pdf


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