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PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT DRUGS

PERFORMANCEENHANCEMENT DRUGS

  1. What issue is identified?

The issue that is identified hereis drugs, particularly performance enhancement drugs (PEDs). Theauthor has written about how these PEDs are used in sports by boththe sportsmen and the fans and how over recent times, these drugshave grown popular.

  1. What three perspectives&nbspare presented? Is equal time devoted to each perspective? Which perspectives may need expanded and/or edited?

The first perspective presentedis the law concerning the use of these drugs. The second perspectiveinvolves the athletes and why they choose to use these drugs toenhance their performance. The fan’s perspective is the thirdparticularly how they approach this issue of PEDs.

Equal time has been devotedto each perspective by the author. The approach of the fans to thisissue needs to be expanded further, since not all fans are skepticaltowards PEDs as stated by the author.

  1. Does the writer&nbspremain objective&nbspwhile presenting&nbspthe different perspectives?&nbsp&nbspWhere might&nbspthe writer lack objectivity?

The writer does not remainobjective in presenting the different perspectives. He lacksobjectivity when it comes to the fans perspective since he statesthat all fans are against the use of these drugs. That is not thecase since some fans may be ignorant about the issue or may evensupport the use of the drugs if it gives their favorite sportsmen andteams an advantage.

  1. What is the writer`s&nbspinterest in the issue? What is the writer`s position about the issue? Where is this position located in the essay?

The writer has an interest aboutPEDs since he is a fan of sports. According to him he does not haveany problem with the issue since he likes the sports to be most rawand competitive. His position is located in the last paragraph of theessay.

  1. How does the writer integrate and cite information? What citation practices still need work?

The writer integrates and citesinformation in the essay by citing the authors of the opinion or facthe is stating at the end of the text. He quotes the authors at theend of the text that he has borrowed from them. The citation practicethat needs work is the fact the author need to also quote the pagenumber alongside the author. In addition, the writer has cited‘careerstep.com’ in the text. He should have simply given thename of the website, i.e. Careerstep. The web address should beprovided in the works cited page.

  1. How many pages is the essay? Is it in MLA Style and in 12pt. Times New Roman font? Is the document double spaced?

The essay is about 5 pages and itis in MLA style, Times New Roman font 12 pt. and double spaced.

ISPRIVATE SCHOOL BETTER THAN PUBLIC SCHOOL?

  1. What issue is identified?

In this essay, what the authoridentifies is the issue about private or public schools. He iscomparing and contrasting the two in a bid to find which is better.

  1. What three perspectives&nbspare presented? Is equal time devoted to each perspective? Which perspectives may need expanded and/or edited?

The first perspective raised isthe differences between the two schooling systems. The otherperspective is the size of classes in the private and public schools.The author also raises this issue from the parent’s perspective andthe factors they should consider when choosing between private andpublic school. Equal time has been devoted to the three perspectivesbut the parent’s perspective on the factors that need to beconsidered should be edited to include the benefits to the childrather than to the parents entirely.

  1. Does the writer&nbspremain objective&nbspwhile presenting&nbspthe different perspectives?&nbsp&nbspWhere might&nbspthe writer lack objectivity?

The writer remains objectivewhile presenting the different perspectives as he offers his ownindependent views. He does not lack any objectivity.

  1. What is the writer`s&nbspinterest in the issue? What is the writer`s position about the issue? Where is this position located in the essay?

The writer is interested in theissues since as a parent, he has schooling children and he isinterested in how best to offer them education. His position on theissue is that he prefers private schools although due to costs, hischildren are currently attending public schools and later charterschools. This position is located in the last paragraph of the essay.

  1. How does the writer integrate and cite information? What citation practices still need work?

The writer integrates and citesinformation by stating the fact and then citing at the end of thequoted text using numbers that correspond to the respectivereference. The citation is okay, since it is in Chicago style.However, he needs to include footnotes at end of the page. Inaddition, the bibliography list should not be numbered.

  1. How many pages is the essay? Is it in MLA Style and in 12pt. Times New Roman font? Is the document double spaced?

The essay is not in MLA but it isin Chicago style. It is in 12pt and the font is Times New Roman. Thedocument is double spaced.