Agree or disagree. Lying about your life (or how you look) on social media is necessary in order to be accepted by modern societY
Use your FIVE lightly annotated articles (“Why We Lie”, ”Professionals Lie on
Resume”, “Millennial Travelers”, “Why Liars Lie”, and “Smart People Fooled”) and
any direct experience as sources to write an ARGUMENTATIVE essay.
The essay should relate directly to the prompt, have FOUR or FIVE paragraphs,
including an introduction with thesis statement, body paragraphs with topic
sentences, and a conclusion. In the body of your essay, provide supporting
evidence using the articles and your own observations. Write your essay Word, double space, and use your own language or ideas throughout. The essay should include THREE paraphrases from at least
two of articles above, all with correct in-text citations—NO QUOTES for this essay.
MLA in-text citations: (use Qtd in only if you are quoting a secondary source within an article, which is
the primary source)
Human beings are excellent liars (Bhattacharjee).
My marriage was a sham (Zetlin).
It’s easier to lie if you do it often (Wan & Kaplan).
People in their thirties lie on Facebook about their trips (“Millennial Travelers”).
Falsifying work or education history on your resume is a bad idea (Connley).