Environmental collapse and the end of civilization

After you review the article, select one, then answer the following questions in a total of 600+ words.
What is the author’s thesis?
What is he or she arguing?
What are his or her major points in the essay?
Finally, what do you think is the implications of the author’s argument? Meaning, how does the author want this
piece to affect readers or even society?
Consider the strategy the author uses to make the argument. What rhetorical modes or strategies are being most
used in this argument? Provide evidence from the text. Remember, an author may use more than one rhetorical
What are your initial reactions to the essay? Consider questions such as whether you agree with the author or
not, who the essay benefits most from the author’s argument, your personal experiences with the issues in the
essay, and what questions come to your mind as you read the article. These questions may become the topic for
your major researched argumentative essay in this course.
TIP: Respond to each question in its own paragraph. Be sure to quote and cite from the reading in APA. Also,
have proper APA citations and references.

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