essays contain few, if any errors in sentence structure and
coherence, and they develop fully an interesting, insightful,
tightly focused argument. These essays provide the reader with
clear support and argumentation that fully justifies the authors
conclusions, and they are written in a style that is both felicitous
and sophisticated. The argument itself is both complex and fully
essays contain few, if any, errors in sentence structure, and
they develop a clear, coherent argument. Support and explanation
of that argument, however, are insufficient either to convince
the reader completely or to make clear how the author reaches
his or her conclusions. The argument itself may also be somewhat
general and/or incompletely developed.
essays are fundamentally sound at the level of sentence structure
and diction, but their arguments rely too heavily on assertion.
Specific support is either unclear or missing, and the focus
of the essay may stray from its stated argument to make a more
general and unrelated point. There may also be problems in coherence,
complexity, or in the overall development of the argument.
essays contain problems at the level of sentence structure and
diction. They are marred by repeated mechanical errors and/or
awkward constructions that obscure the essays meaning.
The argument here relies almost completely on assertion, with
no clear support or development, and gives little or no analysis.
Paragraphs contain weak or no coherence and/or focus.
level of writing is unacceptable or the paper is in violation
of The University of Texas at Austin academic integrity policy.
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