Reproductive Rights and Wrongs Spring,2016

Reproductive Rights and Wrongs Spring,2016

Third,Paper:,,To,Post,or,Not? Recently, Premier,Egg,Donations,has been,posting,flyers,around,our campus seeking,“special,egg, donors”,to,help,“loving,couples,conceive,a,child.”,, As,advertised,,the,donors,must,have,the, following,qualifications: • A,healthy,life,style; • a,minimum,GPA,of,3.6; • a,total,score,of,at,least,1350,on,the,SAT; • musical,ability,,and • a,demonstrated,athletic,ability.,, This,has,set,off,quite,a,debate,on,campus,,and,the,University,is,considering,whether,or,not,to,ban, such,flyers,from,campus,based,on,concerns,about,potential,exploitation,of,the,young,women at, UMB.,,Looking,for,informed,positions on,the,issue,,and,knowing,that you have,read,some,leading, articles,regarding,the,controversies,surrounding,paying,women,for,their,eggs in,your,Intermediate, Seminar,,the,Administration,has,asked,you,to write,a,short position paper,on,whether,these,flyers, should,be,banned,or,not,on,campus. Instructions: 1.,,This,is,a,persuasive,essay,,which,means,that,you,want,to,craft,an,argument,that,will,convince, others,of,your,position.,,Accordingly,,you,may,write,it,in,the,first,person. 2.,,However, this,does,not,mean,that,I,am,simply,asking,you,to,write,about,how,you,feel about,the, issue.,,I,am,also,not,asking,you,to,describe,the,readings. 3.,,So,what,is,it,that,I,am,asking?,,Using,the,two,assigned,readings,that,support,your,position,on,the, issue,,I,want,you,to craft,a,wellWsupported,essay.,,In,short,,this,is,a,text,based,paper,– you,are,using, what,the,experts,have,to,say,on,the,issue,to,persuade,the,administration,that,your,stance,regarding, the,posting,of,flyers,is,the,correct,one., 4.,,I,really,want,you,to,focus,on,the,clarity,of,the,writing,and,the,ideas,,so,I,am,keeping the,paper, short,– it,should,be,2W3,pages.,,Don’t,be,fooled,,however,,this,does,not,make,the,assignment,easier, as,it,puts,a,premium,on,careful,organization,and,concise,and,powerful,prose., 5.,,This,paper,is,due,on,Blackboard,by,5:00,p.m.,on,4/11.,,Note,that,we,will,be,talking,about,writing, a,persuasive,essay,on,4/6,so,you,will,get,the,most,out,of,this,class,if,you,have,already,begun,to, work,on,this,essay. 6.,,An,excellent,paper,will: • Include,a,wellWdeveloped,introductory,paragraph.,,It,should,frame,your,paper,as,a,whole,, and,include,a,clear,thesis,statement,,which,you,then,develop,in,the,body,of,the,paper., It, will,not,describe,the,readings. • It,will,have,several,wellWdeveloped,arguments,in,support,of,your,position.,,Each,argument, will,be,clearly,identified,and,fully,supported,by,a,careful,and,appropriate,use,of,the, readings., • The,paper,will,avoid,both,descriptive,writing,and,your,own,personal,feelings,about,the, issue. • Your,paper,must,also,include,a,concluding,paragraph,that,pulls,the,essay,together., • Each,body,paragraph,should,contain,a,single,idea,that,is,fully,developed,and,supported.,In, turn,,the,paragraphs,should,be,organized,in,a,logical,and,orderly,way,so,that,the,paper, flows,from,idea,to,idea,without,repetition,or,abrupt,shifts.,, • The,writing,must,be,clear,enough,to,understand,what,is,meant.,,This,means,that,you,have, offered,enough,detail,,explanation,and,evidence,to,justify,your,thesis.,The,ideas,should, make,sense,to,anyone,,whether,or,not,they,have,done,the,same,reading., • You,should,use,quotes,to,support/highlight,key,points,,but,do,not,over,rely,on,them,– they, should,not,“write,your,paper”,for,you.,,Also,,you,cannot,simply,plunk,quotes,down,in,your, paper,WW you,must,integrate,them,using,“signal,phrases.”, • Sources,will,be,appropriately,identified,in,the,body,of,the,paper,using,parenthetical, references,in,APA,style.,

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