“Propaganda: How Not to Be Bamboozled” Donna Woolfolk Cross in
“Selection, Slanting, and Charged Language” by Newman P. Birk and Genevieve B. Birk in
“The World of Doublespeak” by William Lutz in
“Language That Silences” by Jason Stanley in
Chapter 1 of
Don’t Think of an Elephant
by George Lakoff (available online)
Final drafts should be at least 1500 words from the first word of the introduction to the last word
of the conclusion. Don’t go much over 2100 words for the body of the essay.
Final drafts should follow MLA style and formatting throughout, for citations and document set
Please submit only Word or rich text format files (.doc or .docx or .rtf) to Dropbox.
Make sure that your works cited page has entries for all works cited (including the news story if
you choose option b).
Files should be named: f19e301AyourlastnameA2
(If you think there is more than one student in the class with your last name, you may add your first initial.)
As with all papers in this class, students must avoid plagiarism and other academic integrity issues (including but not limited to illegitimate collaboration or double-submission.)