Introduction

Begin RR 4 with an introductory paragraph that briefly summarizes the readings, as well as grabs your audience’s attention, and establishes a thesis statement related to Alfonso III & Slaughter’s articles.

The summarizing sentences within your opening paragraph should introduce the authors, titles, authors’ thesis, and possibly other key points if directly connected to your own thesis.

The introduction should attempt to integrate summarizing language (facts) with analytical language (opinions) in ways that appeal to an audience and therefore grab attention.

Body Paragraphs

Analyze the points in Alfonso III & Slaughter’s articles by thinking about your own beliefs about the issues discussed. You should be using first person throughout th…