Journal 19- Ethics of Eating Future

Journal 19- Ethics of Eating Future

Later on in my life, if/when I have children/ nieces and nephews/ grandkids, it’s important to me that they become aware of my values regarding food ethics. If I had to choose three beliefs to pass down, I would encourage younger generations to be individual about their food ethics, and do what they’re comfortable with. In the long run, it doesn’t matter if they decide to be vegans, vegetarians, pescatarians, or if they decide to eat everything but dairy. What…

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Peer Review Framing Statement

Peer Review Framing Statement

Overall, in examining and reviewing my peers’ papers over the course of the first semester, I reviewed papers from papers 1-3, highlighting either global concerns, local concerns, or both. I believe I did this most successfully in editing papers 1 and 3. Paper 1 was the Meal Analysis essays, in which each of us chose 2-3 classmates’ essays to discuss and compare. I reviewed Lily and Nick’s papers, and broke my responses to both of them into ‘Global Concerns’ first…

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Journal 16- And Yet

Journal 16- And Yet

While reflecting on the chapter titled “And Yet” from “They Say/ I Say”, primarily discussed mixing your own ideas with alternative ideas or other authors’ ideas within your writing. The text also brings up the importance of differentiating between discussing excerpts or exact words from texts and discussing the ideas brought up within texts. It is also interesting to see an example of the uses of different voices within writing. In an example from the text, an author explores a conflicting…

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Journal 15- I Say (Yes/No/Okay, But) 55-68

Journal 15- I Say (Yes/No/Okay, But) 55-68

This chapter of “They Say/I Say” reviewed the different approaches to “I Say” writing. The three basic ways to respond were detailed, such as disagreeing, agreeing and doing both simultaneously. However, the text does make the reader think about how limited their arguments can be. Can an essay only have one perspective? I enjoyed contemplating this, as I have certainly approached essay writing with this mindset. The “Yes/No/Okay, But” chapter does deliberate on this thought. It is true that often,…

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Journal 18- They Say/I Say “Skeptics May Object”

Journal 18- They Say/I Say “Skeptics May Object”

“Skeptics May Object” brings to light the very real possibility that a writer’s work may be criticized by a reader at some point in time. However, as other chapters of “They Say/I Say” discuss, sometimes considering opposing views and criticism can be helpful during the writing process. While this is a valid point, some writers feel that taking too much time to consider the opposing view may contradict the point that they are trying to get across. As the text…

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Revision Letters Paper 3

Revision Letters Paper 3

Nicole: Your paper has some solid topic sentences and ideas so far- the ones I could pick out seem focused and clear, with supporting detail following the claims. However, I had trouble finding a definite thesis (I know you don’t have an introduction yet) but I think the thoughts/claims you have so far will tie together nicely to make a good one. You talk about the complications of the ethics of eating quite a bit throughout the essay so far-…

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Paper 3 Final

Paper 3 Final

Evan Carrell Miller Eng 110-C 12 November, 2016 Inconsistencies in the Ethics of Eating Human beings, as a species, are omnivores. We require a wide range of vitamins, miner- als, and nutrients to stay healthy and strong. This need goes beyond preference- our bodies have changed and adapted over time to accept and digest almost anything we can call food. According to different scientific studies, the bile in our digestive systems is something absent from the anatomies of vegetarian species,…

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Journal 17- Reconsidering the Lobster

Journal 17- Reconsidering the Lobster

Overall, the ideas I had while marking up Wallace’s essay for the first time are still the parts that jump out to me now, however, I can begin to answer the questions I previously asked by applying the knowledge I obtained from reading other texts, such as Michael Pollan’s. After re-reading David Foster Wallace’s “Consider the Lobster” and reviewing my original comments on the text, I think I have a slightly different take on some of the ideas discussed. While…

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Editing Letters Paper 2

Editing Letters Paper 2

Alyssa: Thesis was focused, but might need a bit more detail on the American “expected values”–> quantity, price, efficiency, etc. The introduction is inviting and has a purpose, introduces authors, but consider moving beyond observations and add your thoughts, as well as the authors’. You included good textual references, with some solid detail in paragraph 1, but we don’t see your thoughts yet. This thought is supported with text as evidence, and you have a lot of thoughts about the general public’s…

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