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The Argument

 

In this essay, you will take your concept paper and turn it into an argument, using the same research and syntheses.

This paper is worth 150 points. You must use three outside sources. These can be the same sources used in your concept paper. It will be three to four pages, 750 -  1000 words. 

On page 572 of RC/WW the essay requirements are explained:

Arguing a Position on an Issue
Choose an issue about which you have strong feelings. Write an essay arguing your position on this issue. Your purpose is to try to convince your readers to take your argument seriously. Therefore, you will want to acknowledge readers’ opposing views as well as any objections or questions they might have.