Chapter 8: Gathering Research and Establishing Evidence

Try This!


Writing about something current, like a controversial tweet from a celebrity?

  • What type of information would you use to find the main details of the tweet?
  • What will you do if there is no scholarly article on this topic since it happened last month?
  • What is the larger issue or subject matter of the tweet? Self-esteem and women? Social media and politics?
  • What is the larger issue? Can you find scholarly articles on the larger issue that will help you to analyze the tweet?



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