Must be the speech to the Harvard graduates in 1978. 1500 words
1. Provide a summary of the article/speech.
This part of the essay should be 1-2 paragraphs and should include the title and author of the article and a general overview of the article’s main points and identify its intended audience.
2. Provide an overall judgement of the article/speech.
This section, again, will be 1-2 paragraphs. This is the first place that you provide YOUR opinion of the article; that is, does the author of the article have valid points? Does he give sufficient evidence to support these points? Does any point seem incomplete, or even far-fetched? Do you generally agree or disagree with the author’s thesis? At the end of this section, you will provide your thesis (you agree/disagree with ….).
3. Provide three specific points from the article/speech to discuss and evaluate.
This section will be at least three robust paragraphs, but may be more. Choose (and include quotes and citations in MLA format) three specific arguments made in the article and discuss each one’s validity (in your opinion). You will include quotes from Solzhenitsyn’s works and other sources to support your opinions.
4. Provide a conclusion.
Restate the main idea of the article/speech and your general opinion of the points made within.
• The response must be 1500 words (4 pages) typed in MLA format.
• You must quote from original works in correct, MLA format. (No long quotes.)
• You must quote from the article/speech in correct MLA format. (No long quotes.)
• You must include a Works Cited page including the article/speech and other sources cited in the paper.