Select one of the topics below
- Reparations for Slavery
- Cancel Culture
- Historic Statue Removal
- Defund the Police
- Gun Control
- Animal Testing
- Death Penalty
- Electoral College
- Drinking Age
- Illegal Immigration
state your position on the issue, and identify three premises (reasons) listed under either the Pro or Con section—whichever section opposes your position.
- For the three premises (reasons) that oppose your position on the issue, answer these “believing” questions suggested by Elbow:
- What’s interesting or helpful in this view?
- What would I notice if I believed this view?
- In what sense or under what conditions might this idea be true?
The paper should follow guidelines for clear and organized writing:
- Include an introductory paragraph and concluding paragraph.
- Address the main ideas in body paragraphs with a topic sentence and supporting sentences.
- Adhere to standard rules of English grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and spelling.
- This prewriting assignment has no page requirement.
- There is no requirement at this time to include references in the assignment.