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    Overview: Take a stance on a current ethical issue, backed by research, and present a well-structured argument. Once you have a narrowed ethical issue topic, you will conduct research on this topic, narrowing down your topic into an argument. Integrate source texts into your argument, presenting a clear stance on the issue and providing reasons for your position.

    Topics: To find a topic, you will reflect back to the story/plot of the character you wrote about in your “Defining a Monster” essay. Find possible ethical issues present in the storyline and choose one that you think would be interesting to research. If you struggle to think of an issue you are passionate about from the story plot, you might choose a topic you are personally passionate about.

    Research: Use 6-8 varied sources (library, news, videos, journals, textbooks) to support your essay's points.

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