How is this event connected to other events? (patterns or opposing forces) | | |d. What if things were different? (suppositions/predictions) | | |e. Why is this important?
Proposed 3 questions to ask: “..what the discourse is about, why is it needed, and what it should accomplish.” (106). Asking what the discourse is about (fact & definition) is diving into what the central problem or issue is it can take a broad scope, and lead to the individual issues. Why is the discourse needed? (cause & value) what prompted the discourse in the first place? is now the right time for delivery of the discourse?
Thesis Practice Worksheet Name _______________________________ Pd_______ First Prompt: Is the title “The Stolen Party” significant? If so, what does it signify and why is it significant? What is your position? Write your position in a statement below. What are your arguments (main points)?
Does Knight appear to support Chomsky’s views? Give your reasons. Does it matter to Knight’s purpose whether he supports, rejects, or is neutral toward Chomsky’s views? Give your reasons. Should your response to Chomsky’s views affect your response to Knight’s article?