Explain how would you summarize an essay, in one sentence.

FIRST PAGE SHOULD ANSWER THE FIRST ASSIGNMENT THOSE ARE THE QUESTIONS: Conspiracy Theories 101 AND Responses to Fish Essay in the following week’s NYT

What is the OCCASION of Fish’s essay?

What is his subject?

What is his argument?

What are his reasons?

Briefly summarize the six letters to the editor in response to Fish.

THE SECOND PAGE SHOULD ANSWER THE .QUESTIONS FOR THE MARINE FILE

1 What is this essay about, specifically? Support your responses.

2 How would you summarize the essay, in one sentence?

3 What does the author communicate about her field?

4 What does the author communicate about herself?

5 How would you describe the tone of the essay? Is it appropriate?

6 How does the author organize her essay material?

THIRD ASSIGNMENT

1 What is this essay about, specifically? Support your responses.

2 How would you summarize the essay, in one sentence?

3 What does the author communicate about his field?

4 What does the author communicate about himself?

5 How does the author develop his subject?

6 Where does the author appeal emotionally to the reader? Support with text.

7 What is the author’s tone in the essay? Is it appropriate?

8 Where does the author succeed, and how?

9 Where do you have problems with the text?