Read the Wall Street Journal article that I’ve attached, ” Darkness Too Visible; Contemporary fiction for teens is rife with explicit abuse, violence and depravity” by Meghan Cox Gurdon.
Questions to address in the essay:
– What is the argument that the author is forwarding?
– How does he persuade you of their argument?
– What kinds of evidence does he use?
– Do you agree with the argument?
– What counterarguments might you offer to challenge the authors argument?

According to Van Manen (2014), “Phenomenological discourse depends on the philosophic rationality of the epoch and the reductionon cognitive meaning: argument, logic, conceptual, intellectual, and moral intelligibility.” How do you plan to express this “mindset” in your final writing for our course? How accurately will this represent your analysis and interpretation of the data?

Do you have experience that answers the question?

At different points in your career, would you have answered this question differently? Why?

Include your own experience as well as two citations that support your assertions as sourced from peer-reviewed academic journals, industry publications, books, and/or other sources. Cite your sources using APA formatting.


Van Manen, M. (2014). Phenomenology of practice: Meaning-giving methods in phenomenological research and writing (2nd ed.). Walnut Creek, CA: Taylor & Francis.