Agenda: Formatting Papers Requirements Checklist Compose Essay REMINDER: MEET IN SAME LAB TOMORROW Homework: • 1st Draft of Essay due by End of Class TOMORROW, 10/31 1. 2. 3. I can compose a thoughtful and interesting conclusion. I can craft my five paragraph essay. I can format my paper according to MLA guidelines. Size 12, Times New Roman Font Double Spaced (including heading) Heading goes on left side with your name, my name, the name of our class, and the date in MLA format Title should be centered Paragraphs should be left justified, tab once at the start of each paragraph. Last name and page number should be in the upper right hand corner on the 2nd page, and every page thereafter. See Example Formatting Paper Act I: Cassius manipulates Brutus beginning on Page 635 Act II: Brutus talks himself into the conspiracy p 650 Cassius and Brutus clash over 3 key points. They try to convince people to choose their side p 654 Portia convinces Brutus to tell her his secret p 657 Calphurnia convinces Caesar to stay at home p 661 Decius convinces Caesar the dream is a good sign 663 Act III: Antony powerfully uses language to manipulate the crowd p 682 Logos: III.ii.89-98, III.ii. 241-253 Ethos: III.ii. 74-75 Pathos: III.ii. 175-184 Prompt #1: In Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, language is a powerful weapon, and in the hands of a skilled person, it is used to manipulate others as evidenced by the speeches of Cassius, Decius, and Antony. Prompt #2: In Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, logos proves to be the single most effective rhetorical strategy as evidenced by the logical appeals of Cassius, Portia, and Antony. Prompt #3: In Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Antony’s funeral speech proves to be the most effective speech in the entire play thanks to his persuasive strategies appealing to logos and pathos. ◦ Topic sentence relating to the thesis statement. CX: ◦ What’s the context of the quote? How would you quickly “set it up” so the reader understands its place in the plot and its larger context in the play? Cd: Cm: ◦ The actual quote you’re using. ◦ The commentary and analysis of how this supports the “thesis”, which says, essentially, that X theme is evident in the play.