Paper requirements: Your essay must be typed, double-spaced, and have margins no wider than 1¼”. Use a 12-point font, preferably Times New Roman or something similar. Do not use Courier.
Paper length: 6-8 pages (1800-2400 words)
Option 2: Using any of the readings from this semester as a springboard, write an argumentative essay concerning gender equality in modern America. Come up with your own thesis (using the “They Say/I Say” method), take a stand, and prove your points. Make sure you construct a strong, complex thesis that allows for deliberation. Explain all of your reasoning to your best ability so as to never lose your reader. Make sure you answer the questions “so what?” and “who cares?” while writing.
For both options: In this essay, you must use a minimum of four articles/essays/sources to argue your points. You must also include a naysayer/opposing viewpoint while constructing your argument.
In your paper you must include quotes in support of your thesis statement, preferably integrated into your text. For each point you make in support of your thesis you will: define your point in a clear manner, provide a source to support your point, and discuss how the example relates to your point.
You must cite a minimum of five passages, in MLA format, to support your thesis.
Essay 3 will practice the following skills: integration of multiple texts with your ideas, summary, lens/artifact (option 1), MLA documentation, organization, research, paragraph structure and support (“evidence”), development of a thesis, and critical/analytical thinking. Essay 3 is worth 20% of your final grade.
This is not a reflective piece. Therefore, use of personal pronouns (e.g., I, me, my) or personal statements (e.g., I think, I feel, I know) are not permitted.
[Your Name] [Professor] [Course title] [Date] Female Gender Equality in Modern America Introduction Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but also a foundation for a prosperous, sustainable and peaceful world. Provision of equality to females in the workplaces, at home, at schools, in political and economic decision making processes amounts to sustainability with benefits to humanity and the society. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals aims at achieving progress towards gender equality and women empowerment all over the world. Despite various achievements in modern feminism, sexualism is still an insurmountable obstacle. The road to the 21st century female equality has hefty barriers. The one obvious issues facing female equality is men and there is no point hiding behind words like sexism and patriarchy on considering the people that are in charge today and those who have the power to prevent females from climbing up on the phallic plinth beside men. But before females are referred as aggressive looking and man-hating, this essay will break down the uninitiated struggles to achieving gender equality and argue over the gender equality facets that are already appreciated in modern America. The media perpetuation The media does a lot to perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes that comes majorly from advertisements and they possess real life implications. One can ask why a humorous television advertisement about meat and masculinity would impact ...