Expository Paper: The expository essay is a genre of essay that requires the student to investigate an idea, evaluate evidence, expound on the idea, and set forth an argument concerning that idea in a clear and concise manner.
Topic: The Power of Language
Upon inspection of certain readings, evaluate how the language people use might notalways reveal to others what they truly understand. This can be due to the fact that different groups ofpeople choose to communicate in different ways or because one might not be fluent in aparticular kind of language or expression. Maybe one’s vocabulary does not match the topic orenvironment in which they are called upon to express themselves. We will also discuss how writers canuse language to express complex feelings and ideas, and thus transform the world in which we
I have provided the 4 reading/sources used for this paper below and an additional one that is further down in the instructions (you’ll see why):
1. Mother Tongue – Amy Tan
Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan
2. Only Daughter – Sandra Cisneroshttp://chawkinsteaching.weebly.com/uploads/1/2/9/7/12977279/only_daughter.pdf
3. It’s Good to Have a Guy – David Stanley
It’s Good to Have a Guy
4. The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual – Dr. Viorica Marian and Anthony Shookhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3583091/
Write a paper showing how language can be a tool or an obstacle or some combination ofboth when it comes to effectively communicating and persuading others.
Cognitive Persistence and Executive Function in the Multilingual Brain During Aging:https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.568702/full
You are welcome to use your own experience as well and addtional sources of your choosing, if you would like to. This paper will be five typed pages long and double-spaced in a 12 point font. It will also include aworks cited page, making it six pages in total.
If you can any questions please dont hestitate. I would like to be clear as possible with my instructions.