Authors

Trey Wingfield

Semester of Creation

2-1-2024

Submission Type

Article

Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number

ENGL1101

Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

The unofficial, official gas station of my hometown McDonough Georgia is QuikTrip. When people want to go to a gas station there are many things to consider that come with it. Is there customer service good, will the gas pumping process be fast, or will the parking lot be easy to get in and out of? At QuikTrip it comes equipped with all of those and more.

Description of Assignment

Abstract for The Geographical Area Unofficial but Should Be Official Argument Geographical areas have things they specialize in or are known for. Students were asked to select something from their hometown (either birth home, current home, or aspirational home) and build an argument establishing that what they selected is the unofficial icon of that hometown. Students used the Toulmin Style for their arguments and based them on their own insights as residents of that geographical area. The purpose of the assignment was to ask students to pay attention to the space that shaped them and understand what makes it special.

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