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Course Description

Summer 2024 • Grade 8 and above • Writing Sequence

Molding Your Argument

Modeled on "Molding Your Prose", this course involves developing a sequence of arguments from the same topics by varying their structure to correspond to a range of pre-defined forms, from simple thesis statements and simple paragraphs, through the five-paragraph essay, the Thomistic scholastic model, and the Roman rhetorical outline applied by Cicero and his contemporaries.

Sections and Teachers

Section 1:

Instructor: Bruce McMenomy

Starts: June 12, 2024
Ends: August 7, 2024

Wednesday 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM ET

Tuition: $250.00


None, though this course naturally builds on "Molding Your Prose". The course may be re-taken with profit.

Recommended background

Some familiarity with writing about expository matters is useful, but not required.

Teacher's notes:

No materials are required for this course.

The course has been offered to enthusiastic classes for two decades.

Textbooks and Materials

There are no textbook or materials currently required for this course. Check instructor's notes above for additional information, or contact the instructor.

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