Sample English Essay Paper on Euthanasia should not be legal

  1. What is the argument you will be addressing in your persuasive essay? Explain how the argument is derived from your major, the major you are considering pursuing, or your field of work.

The writer uses euthanasia as the main topic of discussion to inform the audience on its general negative effects to humanity and how the practice of euthanasia defies the moral standards set by religion and ethics. Since I seek to major on Theology or Philosophy, my main intent is to find ways by which humanity is protected from the current state of moral decay.

  • What are three possible key points for your selected topic? How do they support your main argument?

The possible key points include devaluation of human life, ethical and religious problems. The practice of euthanasia devalues human life as it gives man the right to decide whether a sick patient is fit to continue living his or her life or not. On the other hand, euthanasia is against religious teachings as the practice itself is like murder. The practice also goes against the ethical code and conduct of the medical practitioners by giving doctors the authority to end their patients’ lives.

  • Who is the audience that will be reading your essay? What potential challenges will you have supporting your argument with this demographic?

The audience constitutes of my fellow peers and schoolmates. A vast majority of my audience support the practice of euthanasia as they believe that patients will eventually be saved from their sufferings and excruciating pains.

  • What goal do you hope to accomplish with this essay? What will this essay need to be successful?

My goal is to convince the audience that euthanasia is an inhumane practice that should be not be legalized. In addition, I would like to educate the audience on how euthanasia is a disadvantage to humanity and how it is not the best solution for freeing patients from their own sufferings.

  • Potential resources are pieces of evidence that could be used to support your argument. Provide a brief description of the sources that you used for the Annotations activity earlier in this module and explain how they will reinforce your argument.

The resources that have been used to further elucidate why euthanasia should not be practiced include; the Bible, and two published books on Euthanasia. The Bible describes the religious concerns that are associated with the practice of euthanasia whereas the two published books describe the practice as the root cause of corruption and human devaluation in the medical fraternity.

  •  Explain how the key points of your argument align with the supporting resources you just described in Question #5.

The Biblical teachings deny anyone the right to take another person’s life. Thus, the practice of euthanasia is essentially murder. On the other hand, the two published books on euthanasia explain how the practice can result to different vices such as corruption and inhumanity.

  •  Based on your argument, describe where integrating evidence would be most effective and explain why.

The integrating evidence would be more effective if it’s used to give real life scenarios where the practice of euthanasia has led to significant rise in vices such as corruption within the health and medical sectors. The integrating evidence should provide a scenario where the family members who would collude with the doctors so as to end the life of their loved one with the main intent of evading the piled-up hospital bills.

  •  Describe a revision strategy that would be most effective in informing you while writing this essay. Why would this strategy be effective?

The revision strategy should be in the following sequential order; writing of the first time draft, using of the available resources to articulate different ideas into writing, polishing the structure of the essay to conform with the rules of good write-ups. This would be essential as the end write-up would be sensible for both the purpose and audience.

  •  How can your own writing improve from receiving feedback from an outside party? How can that feedback be integrated?

Receiving feedback is very helpful in ensuring that I produce quality work as a result of getting different ideas from the audience who are my fellow peers and schoolmates. Feedback can be integrated as I write the outline or a rough draft.