The Value of a College Education

The Value of a College Education(1700 – 2000 words or 4 to 6 pages plus a Works Cited page with 5+ references)Prompt:The cost of a college education is an issue that is currently debated by society: parentswho pay for their children’s education, college administrators who struggle withmanaging rising costs, and students themselves who must balance the cost of a collegeeducation with the value that such an education brings to their lives. The question is“Should college be free?”or“Should college education be partially or completelysubsidized by state and federal government?”Donald Gutierrez, a university English professor, has written an essay, “AttendingCollege Must Be Free Again (For the Country’s Own Sake),” which addresses the issueof a free public college education. He maintains that college should be free for allqualifying students. How does he argue his position? How persuasive is his argument?How does Professor Gutierrez argue his claim? What rhetorical strategies does he use? Ishe effective in making his argument?Directions:Write a 4 to 6-page paper (1700 -1800 words – plus a Works Cited page) in formal,academic language and MLA format (Times New Roman 12-point font, one inch marginson all sides, MLA heading and running head, and a Works Cited page) in which youanalyze the rhetoric of Gutierrez’s essay and analyze his claim of policy. (See moredetailed instructions below.)