Essay - Essay Prowess



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2) Essay Exam #2 Overview:

-Should be four (4) to six (6) pages long.

-Essay will use Times New Roman font, 12 point font size, double-spacing, and will have page numbers on each page.

-Essay will be evaluated by the grading rubric attached to the assignment description on Canvas.

students are required to use APA intext citations as well as include a correctly formatted (to APA standards) reference lis

3) The Exam Questions:

-There are two (2) essay questions.

-Answer both questions, using approximately two (2) to three (3) pages for each question.

-Answer the questions in a way that weaves the questions together into one coherent essay. 

-Make sure your answers employ and reference the terms and ideas covered in our course readings and lectures.

-Give examples to support your ideas and be specific.

-Exams MUST use at least 2 external sources.

4) Question One

Our lectures have discussed the War on Terror rhetoric, experienced by American citizens post 9-11, including:   

  • Presidential speeches
  • Congressional rhetoric and legislation
  • public arguments for and against the war

Please answer: 

  • In the context of the lectures and rhetoric covered in class, consider your opinion of President Bush’s decision to go to war after 9-11.  
  • Answer:   
    • Was the President right, or wrong, to go to war after 9-11?  Why or why not?  
    • Has the president’s vision of life following 9-11 come true?  Why or why not?

Brainstorm ideas to get you started:  

  • consider the rhetoric that has had the most impact on citizens post 9-11
  • consider the rhetorical messages and tactics used (ie – war in the name of justice and good, talk of peace versus vengeance on enemies)
  • consider the current situation in Afghanistan
  • consider the ideas related to communication and citizenship
  • be sure to thoroughly analyze any rhetoric (speech, law, essay, etc) referenced and give specific examples from course materials in your analysis 

Question Two

In contrast to the 9-11 rhetoric, we also examined Dr. Hartnett’s case study of Communication Activism in week 9.   

Please answer:

  • As citizens of a great democracy, consider your present day environment and circumstances in the context of our course content: 
    • post 9-11, post Iraq War, troop reductions in Afghanistan, democracy protests across the mid-east, and increased technology grassroots activism across the US, too. 
  • Answer:
    • What is the number one priority facing US citizens today?  Why?  
    • How can you advocate or be an activist for this issue?  
    • Which Communication Activist strategies would you use to successfully advocate or protest your position? 

Brainstorm ideas to get you started: 

  • review the week 9 online lecture for Communication Activist concepts
  • consider current gr