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Manne’s essay link: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/20/opinion/sunday/why-i-use-trigger-warnings.html?smid=pl-share
Develop a 300-350 word four-paragraph essay based on Manne’s essay, “Why I Use Trigger Warnings,”. using the following paragraph organization and content
1. Para 1: Develop a good introduction to the essay
o Capture the audience’s attention by stating your opinion or your experience about the topic or about the questions Manne raises.
o Give background, which can include your own understanding of what trigger warnings mean.
o Write a thesis statement which introduces the content of paragraphs 2 and 3 of the essay.
o The whole introduction is about 50-75 words.
TIPS to create a thesis:
Start with the title of the article and add the two main ideas for paragraphs 2 and 3
Here is a sample thesis (fill in the blanks with your own main ideas)
Kate Manne’s central idea in the article, “Why I Use Trigger Warnings,” is that _________________, and it should be used by professors (OR, not used), because _________________.
2. Para 2: Develop a good summary about Manne’s essay
o Start with the topic sentence (the central idea of Manne’s essay)
o Your summary should state the most important ideas of Manne’s essay simply and accurately in your own words.
o It can contain some very brief, significant quotations from the essay. You must use accurate signal phrases and quotation marks to integrate quotations.
o It should not contain your own opinions or judgment about the essay.
o The summary paragraph should be about 100 words
3. Para 3: Develop an insightful critical analysis of Manne’s essay
o Start with the Topic sentence with whether you agree of disagree the professors should use trigger warnings
o Your analysis should answer the question (from your topic sentence):
§ Do you agree or disagree that professors should use trigger warnings?
o You must clearly state whether you agree or disagree with Manne, and you must explain your reasons for your opinion.
o Feel free to include Manne’s examples and your own personal experience as evidence.
o Your analysis paragraph should be about 100 words.
4. Para 4: Develop a good conclusion
o The conclusion should recapture the central idea without repeating it exactly.
o It can offer a recommendation or suggest the significance of the topic.
o The conclusion should not include any new ideas that have not already been included in the summary and/or analysis paragraphs.
o The conclusion should be about 50 words.
Your essay must include accurate in-text citations and a Works Cited. You must use MLA documentation properly. Remember to include in-text citations as well as a works cited page.