Impact of Cultural Legacy “No one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty d
Impact of Cultural Legacy “No one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty d
Impact of Cultural Legacy “No one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty days a year faults to make his family rich.” Inquiry Question: How do you think a cultural legacy can impact the degree of a person’s success? Background In chapter 9 nine of Outliers, “Rice Paddies and Math Tests”, Gladwell provides some examples of proverbs that Chinese rice farmers would often recite such as “Farmers are busy; farmers are busy; if farmers weren’t busy, where would grain to get through winter come from?” and “In winter, the lazy man freezes to death” (238). Prompt: Gladwell uses these examples of proverbs from Chapter 9 to help explain the concept of cultural legacy. In Chapters 6, 7, 8, and 10 Gladwell argues that understanding cultural legacy can impact a person’s success. Write a well-developed essay in which you define the term ‘cultural legacy’, discuss its impact, and discuss the role that proverbs play in keeping a cultural legacy alive. In this essay, you can either support Gladwell’s notion that cultural legacy has a profound impact on success or argue against it. In the essay’s introduction, give some background to Outliers. Then come to terms with Gladwell by explaining what he means by ‘cultural legacy.’ In your thesis, answer this question: What kind of impact does cultural legacy have on a person’s life? Can the impact be positive, negative, or both? Requirements: 5-7 pages (MLA Format) include four (minimum) outside sources (sources other than OUTLIERS) two outside sources must be an academic article from the Delta College Databases. Strong hook/attention grabber Introduce topic/necessary background information (define cultural legacy, etc) Thesis that addresses the prompt: What kind of impact does cultural legacy have on a person’s life? Can the impact be positive, negative, or both? Body Multiple body paragraphs that are guided by topic sentences that explain the main idea of paragraph follow an organizational strategy use examples from the reading in the form of quotes (use quote sandwiches) Other Evidence CLICK HERE FOR AN EXPLANATION OF TYPES OF EVIDENCE (Links to an external site.) Evidence: Facts (from your research) Descriiptions and Anecdotes Expert Opinions (introduce with appositive phrases) use personal examples proverbs from the proverb activity stories Conclusion Research Four Outside Sources Two Academic Articles from Databases Reputable Website (One that passes CRAAP Test) Interview Style/Technique Appositve phrases Participle phrases Colons Semicolons Paragraph hooks Variety of "lead in/tag phrase" placement

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