?Hi. I need your help for my writing assignment. I attach the guide-line. Thank you.
Major Paper 4
?Man?s way of seeing began to change, and even his way of living felt the
repercussions of this novelty, which immediately passed from the laboratory into
everyday use, creating new needs and hitherto unimagined customs. ? ?Paul Valery,
The Centenary of Photography
Make sure your paper is in MLA format, contains pagination, a works cited page, 12 pt Times New
Roman font, double spaced, and is between 4-6 full pages in length.
Many of our authors this semester have weighed in on what technology is doing to interpersonal
communications. Your task is to ?put in your oar? on this conversation. Be sure you craft an evidencebased argument guided by a debatable, analytic thesis statement. You must use one of our primary texts
from the semester and three credible outside sources.
Guidelines and Notes
Structure your argument around a debatable, analytic thesis statement. Remember, your thesis is the
structural integrity of your paper; it is the relationship you are promising to explore throughout your entire
essay. Use strong claim sentence to not only link back to your thesis, but also organize your paragraphs.
Use textual evidence to support each claim sentence (and ultimately, your thesis). By explaining why you
are submitting this textual evidence, you will be keeping your promise to the reader. Organize your
paragraphs around these clear claims and divide your analysis accordingly. In other words, do not feel
compelled to make one huge paragraph for every piece of evidence. It may take you multiple paragraphs
to unpack a single piece of evidence.
We will continue to develop the skills we?ve been working on so far this semester: making an evidencebased argument with a clear thesis and well-chosen claims, supported by well-explained analysis of our