The Most Convincing Music.
The purpose of this assessment is to identify the strongest argumentative claim.
Using credible sources, review the lyrics of the following songs:
? “For What It’s Worth” by Buffalo Springfield
? “Get Up, Stand Up” by Bob Marley
? “What’s Going On” by Marvin Gaye
Based on your review, answer the following questions:
? What is the key argument each song is trying to make?
? Do you agree with the arguments made in each song? Why or why not?
? Which key argument do you believe is strongest in terms of the claim provided to support it?
Support your opinion by citing the excerpts from the lyrics that make the song the strongest
? What does each song mean, in your view?
? Does any particular imagery in the lyrics of songs support your view?
Submit your response in a Microsoft Word document with the following specifications:
? Font: Arial; Point 12
? Spacing: Double
? Page length: 3 pages, excluding the APA title and Reference pages
? Include an APA title page. Refer to the sample APA title page.
? Cite the source in APA format in-text and on the Reference page.
The Essay assessment will be evaluated using the following criteria:
? Did you clearly explain the key argument each song is trying to make?
HU1440: Module 2 The Toulmin Model and Visual Arguments
The Most Convincing Music
? Did you identify and explain the key argument you believe is strongest in terms of the claim
provided to support it?
? Did you support your opinion by citing the excerpts from the lyrics that make the song the strongest
? Did you explain what does each song mean to you?
? Did you explain whether you agree with the arguments made in each song or not?
? Did you provide an appropriate rationale for agreeing or disagreeing with arguments made in each
? Did your thoughts flow coherently?
? Did you meet the page length requirements?
? Did you adhere to Standard English grammar, spelling, and punctuation requirements?