Request a short proposal of a research paper on "Animal Rights". Highlight the Controlling Idea Statement... Is it a thesis, an enthymeme, or hypothesis? Include all sources.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:29 am ad1c9bdddf
First, to define terms, so we both are on the same page:
• "In modern times, the enthymeme has come to be regarded as an abbreviated syllogism--that is, an argumentative statement that contains a conclusion and one of the premises, the other premise being implied. A statement like this would be regarded as an enthymeme: 'He must be a socialist because he favors a graduated income-tax.' Here the conclusion (He is a socialist) has been deduced from an expressed premise (He favors a graduated income-tax) and an implied premise (either [a] Anyone who favors a graduated income-tax is a socialist or [b] A socialist is anyone who favors a graduated income-tax)."
(Edward P.J. Corbett and Robert J. Connors, Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student, 4th ed. Oxford Univ. Press, 1999)
From Web resource: http://grammar.about.com/od/e/g/enthymemeterm.htm
From Web resource: https://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/thesis-statements/
After a brief introduction of your topic, you state your point of view on the topic directly and often in one sentence. This sentence is the thesis statement, and it serves as a summary of the argument you'll make in the rest of your paper.
WHAT IS A ...
Web-based definitions of enthymeme, hypothesis and thesis statements, with a suggested research paper proposal and thesis statement for an eventual paper. URLs provided.
Rights of nonhuman animals
Richard A. Posner argues that nonhuman animals have no basic rights while Peter Singer argues the opposing side. How can these two arguments be compared with their opposite points of view?View Full Posting Details