ENGL101 Jewell – Clarifying Purpose Name:___________________________________________________ What is your working thesis statement? What texts/sources have you used and why did you choose them? Substantive – What is the topic of your essay? What are your main points? What are the supporting points and main rebuttal or opposing interpretation? Affective – What are you trying to do in your essay? What do you hope to achieve by using the multiple texts? What effect(s) do you want to have on your audience? Ethical – How do you want to be perceived? How do you want your reader to think about you? What kind of tone are you using and why?