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Langauge Arts, Writing- AP English Language and Composition, Synthesis Essay

Langauge Arts, Writing- AP English Language and Composition, Synthesis Essay
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Carefully read the following six sources, including the introductory information for each source. Then synthesize information from at least three of the sources and incorporate it into a coherent, well-written essay that develops a position on the following questions: How does the use of rhetoric affect societal interpretations of truth and social acceptance?

Make sure that your argument is central; use the sources to illustrate and support your reasoning. Avoid merely summarizing the sources. Indicate clearly which sources you are drawing from, whether through direct quotation, paraphrase, or summary.

You may cite the sources Source A, Source B, Source C, Source D, Source E, and Source F. Use at least 3 sources.

Source A: “On Civil Disobedience” by Henry David Thoreau
Source B: “On Self-Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Source C: Pew Research Graphic
Source D: “Reflections on Ghandi” by George Orwell
Source E: “Save the Whales, Screw the Shrimp” by Joy Williams
Source F: “The Trump Possibility” by Roger Cohen

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