Is the death penalty an appropriate punishment for criminals who have tortured and killed people?
1.) Please write a proposed one-sentence thesis statement for the topic listed above. Remember, this single sentence thesis statement has a clear stance and is never a question.
2.) Use the peer-reviewed source that is attached: “Personality and Individual Differences” and include either a short quotation and/or paraphrase with the in-text citation and a works cited entry for this source in MLA form. *Note: To receive credit for this question, the source must be peer-reviewed and correctly cited (a hanging indent is not required to receive credit).
3.) Rogerian Style Short Outline
Give a tentative outline for your Rogerian style essay using the topic above. Make sure to include the following sections in your essay: introduction and claim, background, body, and conclusion. Within the body of your Rogerian essay, make sure to include the following in any order: the background for your chosen topic, the opposition, the strengths and weaknesses of your opponent’s claim, scholarly research, your claim, discuss the warrants for your claim and the opposition in order to find the common ground, and show the common ground between your opponent’s claim and your claim.
Use the Following Example to write the outline:
I. Introduction and thesis
II. Background Info
a. First example
b. Second etc.
III. Show Understanding of Opposition
a. Fairly present and show value of first reason of other side
b. Fairly present and show value of second reason of other side
(**You might have multiple paragraphs for multiple sides.)
IV. Assert your Position
a. First reason
b. Second reason
(might have multiple paragraphs for multiple sides) V. Demonstrate Common Ground a. Show concessions in some (not all) situations based on context b. Show higher interest, goal, or benefit achieved
(** This also might be in the conclusion.)