ENG 101 Argument Summary Assignment:
Choose an argument in the book (blue section on back inside cover) or online and write a summary of the argument. It should be one page, double-spaced, and include the MLA citation for the argument.

Notes Regarding Content:
Begin the summary with a sentence or two stating the author’s purpose.
Always state the author’s name and the title.
Make sure you consider each paragraph/section.
Notes Regarding Grammar and Mechanics:
Write in present tense.
Use formal language (author’s last name, academic language).
No contractions
No “says” or “talks about”
Use only third person—no “you” or “I” or “we.”