Step One: Please start a new thread that is at least 300 words total, divided into five statements.
In the first and second, please state:
your central question and answer for now (if you want, you can get the question from my backup prompt and my podcast
In the third, fourth, and fifth, please state:
three supporting reasons or points with evidence from the text.
You should cite the text by last name of modern editor/translator (Walsh) and page numbers (or equivalent). If using an edition different from Walsh, with a different editor/translator, adapt your citations accordingly.
Here’s a writing template you can use. The ellipses stand for your thoughts as well as your paraphrase or very select quotation from the text; keep any direct quotes from the text to a bare minimum.
- Writing Template
Question. The specific question that I am going to address is: …?
Answer. And here is my answer for now: ….
Support 1. One of my supporting reasons is that …. Evidence for this is found in the passage where …. (Walsh page/s).
- Support 2. Another of my supporting reasons is that …. This can be seen in the text when …. (Walsh page/s).
Support 3. Yet another of my supporting reasons is that …. Evidence for this comes from …. (Walsh page/s).