Use two tools of analysis.
- Compare and contrast (two or three sections of a piece)
- Compare and contrast (with outside information/experts such as academic experts, politicians, textbooks, and other professional sources)
- Apply to something you know (pop culture, other text, experience, historical examples, other material)
- Reinterpret (put the author’s ideas into your own words, communicate their point in a new way)
- Relevance (does the author’s ideas apply to something going on today?)
- Argue for (provide several examples why the author is correct)
- Argue against (provide at least one example why the author is incorrect)
- Proscribe (criticize the author or the piece)
- Prescribe a solution to a problem the author raises, or propose a better solution than the author gives
- Identify if author has a bias and explain with examples
- Review sections from Carl Von Clausewitz’ On War, Chapter 1 “What is War?”
- The PDF IS UPLOADED IN THE BOTTOM YOU NEED TO CITE FROM IT AND THE INFORMATION YOU ARE GOING TO INCLUDE SHOULD DO WITH IT.
- Use sections 2, 4, 11, 23, 24, and 25 for the basis of your paper. Other sections can be used to support your analysis.
- Use two tools of analysis for your paper.
You CAN’T use this but it is an example for you to know how!!!
Possible paper: It is recommended to compare and contrast a few sections for the first analysis. For the second analysis, you could describe a U.S. war in the past and how the sections you compared and contrasted apply to the U.S. war. Other types of analysis are acceptable.
This is a full essay and should demonstrate your writing skills developed over the course including: a hook, introduction, thesis, organized paragraphs, good structure, several analytical techniques, and a conclusion.
PLEASE follow the instructions!!!