Medicinal Marijuana – Article opposing medicinal marijuana

This is an analysis essay on an article opposing medicinal marijuana is my topic.
My first essay was a summary/response essay By Dr. Sanjay Gupta ” Why I Changed My Mind about Weed”. This essay must include the following instructions:

Essay 2 will be a analysis of an article on the problem you chose and explored briefly for Essay 1 Note: Because Essay 1 and 2 are intended to prepare you for completing Essay 3, it will be helpful if the topic you choose for this essay corresponds to that of the other two essays.

Refer to the Essay 2 directions and rubric in the “Seminars” folder as you complete the Pre-Writing work below. For this assignment, submit:

1.The article you selected and why.
2.Your thesis statement appropriate to a analysis.
3.Informal outline.
4.Identify and discuss:
1.The author’s purpose—What does the author persuade us to do or think or feel? Why?
2.The audience—To whom does the author speak? How can we know?
3.The author’s credibility—What is the author’s expertise, level of knowledge, and credentials? How can we know?

4.The evidence—How valid is the reasoning? How representative or relevant are the examples?
5.The logic—What might be the article’s underlying values, attitudes and beliefs? How can we know?
Your assignment will be assessed using the following score chart:

The article you selected and why.
/4

Your thesis statement
/3

Informal outline
/3

The author’s purpose—What does the author persuade us to do or think or feel? Why?

/2

The audience—To whom does the author speak? How can we know?
/2

The author’s credibility—What is the author’s expertise, level of knowledge, and credentials? How can we know?
/2

The evidence—How valid is the reasoning? How representative or relevant are the examples?
/2

The logic—What might be the article’s underlying values, attitudes and beliefs? How can we know?