Re-write your response essay, print out and bring to the next class (January 13th).
- Confirmation of the meaning of essay “Majority Rule Equals Tyranny”.
- The structure of the essay”Majority Rule Equals Tyranny” (download the annotated version here: Majority Rule Equals Tyranny_annotated
- An analysis of some student sentences.
- Avoid using “you” or “we”, especially “we”, without making it clear what the noun is that “we” is replacing.
- Avoid conversational language in your essay.
- Avoid responding emotionally to an issue.
- Make sure you have understood the original article correctly before you criticize it, to avoid looking foolish.
- Base your opinion on objective facts and bring those facts to the attention of your readers.