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Gays in the military

Author: Lauri S Scherer
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Writing the critical essay.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the issue of homosexuals in the military and teaches how to construct a critical, persuasive essay on the subject.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauri S Scherer
ISBN: 9780737759129 0737759127
OCLC Number: 707965580
Description: 120 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: beyond "don't ask, don't tell" --
Opposing viewpoints on gays in the military --
Viewpoint 1 Gay soldiers should be allowed to serve openly / Gabriel Arana --
Viewpoint 2 Gay soldiers should not be allowed to serve openly / Stuart Koehl --
Viewpoint 3 Allowing gay soldiers to serve openly protects them from harm / Joseph Rocha --
Viewpoint 4 Allowing gay soldiers to serve openly puts them at risk / Eric Harbin --
Viewpoint 5 Allowing gays to serve will strengthen the U.S. military / Stephen Benjamin --
Viewpoint 6 Allowing gays to serve will weaken the U.S. military / Robert G. Marshall --
Model essays and writing exercises --
Preface A: The five-paragraph essay --
Preface B: The persuasive essay --
Essay one: america's confusion: openly gay soldiers and civil rights in the military --
Exercise 1a: create an outline from an existing essay --
Exercise 1b: create an outline for your own essay --
Essay two: a gay-friendly military is a weakened military --
Exercise 2a: create an outline from an existing essay --
Exercise 2b: identifying persuasive techniques --
Essay three: the military's loss --
Exercise 3a: examining introductions and conclusions --
Exercise 3b: using quotations to enliven your essay --
Final writing challenge: write your own persuasive five-paragraph essay --
Supporting research material --
Appendix a: facts about gays in the military --
Appendix b: finding and using sources of information --
Appendix c: using MLA to create a works cited list --
Appendix d: sample essay topics --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Writing the critical essay.
Responsibility: Lauri S. Friedman, book editor.

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Examines the issue of homosexuals in the military and teaches how to construct a critical, persuasive essay on the subject.

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