Nature vs. Nature Essay

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Nature versus Nature: The Origin of Homosexuality
1. The author is promising to answer the question: Is the origin of homosexuality predetermined by biology or the result of the environment?
2. The author’s attitude toward the reader is mostly serious, making the information on the subject more informative than entertaining.
3. Yes, the attitude is convincing, it appears that the author has feelings for the subject.
4. Yes, the order is perceivable; the author first describes how animals compare to human sexuality, then goes on to describe how men and women are homosexuals because of their hormone levels. This includes how lesbians receive more testosterone than estrogen and opposite for gay men. Finally the author compares homosexuality in other cultures.
5. The author uses the statement “So if homosexuality or sexual orientation in general comes down to basic human chemicals and biology, it seems that it would be difficult to refute that homosexuality has a biological origin” as a fact for the readers to understand homosexuality, even if it might be basic knowledge.
6. The author clearly states how each paragraph is going to describe, then develops the idea it introduced.
She’s Just a Tomboy, She Can’t Help It!
1. The author is promising to answer the question: What are the deciding factors in a tomboy?
2. The author’s attitude toward the reader is mostly serious, making the information on the subject more informative than entertaining.
3. Yes, the attitude is…