Abbey’s “Eco Defense,” Thoreau’s “Solitude,” and Snyder’s “Call of the Wild” all discuss the importance of experiencing nature and preserving natural resources. At the same time, modern society utilizes and depends on natural resources. Discuss the positive and negative aspects of preserving nature and natural resources. What are some of the potential costs and benefits of utilizing natural resources? In developing your response, you must use details from two of the assigned readings from our textbook.
Formatting and Submission Details:
1. Write a 800-950 word essay on one of the approved topics for “Nature” unit.
a. Find topics and directions for this assignment under FILES in CANVAS.
b. Your essay should follow standard academic essay structure: Introduction with Thesis Statement, at least Three Body Paragraphs, and a Conclusion
c. Use MLA formatting;
i. Use 12 point Arial or Times New Roman
ii. Papers without proper citation and MLA formatting will be returned ungraded.
iii. Use parenthetical citations when quoting or paraphrasing material in your essay.
iv. Indent .5 inches for each new paragraph, and put no extra returns between paragraphs.
v. Include a Works Cited page
I HAVE ALREADY CHOSEN THE TWO ASSIGNED READINGS AND THEY ARE ATTACHED. YOU WILL USE SNYDER’S “CALL OF THE WILD” AND THOREAU’S “SOLITUDE”. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT EVIDENCE FROM THE READINGS IS INCORPORATED INTO THE ESSAY AND THAT EACH PARAGRAPH IS FULLY DEVELOPED.