Rhetorical Analysis of a Written Argument: Compose an essay analyzing the effectiveness of a written argument—using one of the approved essays from the following sections of your textbooks: Stephen Mays “What about Gender Roles in Same-Sex Relationships? This essay should be 3½ to 4 pages (a minimum of 1300 words—not including title, heading, or Work Cited). IN THE ESSAY YOU SHOULD: Have a clear, unified, and specific thesis where you offer your conclusion—whether or not this communication was effective. Use a clear organizational strategy (Points from greatest to least or least to greatest works well) Use the standard vocabulary we have established in this class (connotation, denotation, ethos, pathos, etc.) State your opinion and validate (back it up) with evidence from the essay. Cite your evidence using correct MLA style. Essays will be graded according to the standard BRCC English 102 Rubric.