Constructing a full response to a prompt. Goal: Be able to develop my ideas throughout a piece. First. You need a purpose, audience and style Purpose: to persuade or to explore/explain Possible styles: Speech, Feature Article, Letter, Possible audiences:
Constructing a full response to a prompt
Goal: Be able to develop my ideas throughout a piece
Speech, Feature Article, Letter,
Teenagers, Parents, Politicians, Leunig, Middle class white collar workers, Bogans, The 1%, The 99%, Indigenous Australians, others?
Overview using essential questions
Write a paragraph explaining this prompt in detail
Why is it difficult?
Connect to Leunig’s idea that what is artificial can easily be swamped by what is artificial
Use a quote or example from one of his essays
What are the consequences of conformity?
Loss of individuality
Lack of opinions/differences
Minorities being outcast or surpressed
However, it is possible to be authentic.
Explain why by using Leunig’s idea that people do swim against the tide
Use an example/s
Why do so few do it though?
What are the consequences of swimming against the tide?
Relate to your example
Why is it admirable to swim against the tide?
Explain why it is worthwhile and important to for society that there are people who push the boundaries.
Use a Leunig quote and relate to your earlier example.
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