I’m not attempting to critique or review the book but to summarize it as comprehensively as I can.This summary is not a substitute: Please Read The Shock Doctrine.As I try to outline the history and concepts from The Shock Doctrine, I’m not trying to take credit.
You may develop your own topic; however, make sure your topic is worthy of development at the college level.
Many times students choose topics which are far too general because they think there will be more to say, but overly general topics do not work, especially for the shorter essays you are writing.
If you use some of her sources, uncovering the precise bibliographical information will be required.
I do not believe she ever mentions the most brilliant book ever written on pain and torture, The Body in Pain by Elaine Scarry.
You are entirely free to find those on your own, in fact, you should do so.
Klein does not include bibliographic information for some of the material s she has posted on her website, but it is possible for you to find out the precise information and include it in your works cited.This means you ‘go to the library’ and put your hands on a scholarly document yourself or locate an electronic version of a printed scholarly document available through our library web site or you interlibrary loan a scholarly document. Don’t put an idea on your tree and imply it in the actual essay. You may have as many topic sentences as you wish but no fewer than two. All body paragraphs should have topic sentences and all topic sentences should appear on your tree diagram.Web, magazine, encyclopedia or newspaper sources may NOT be counted as part of your outside sources for this class. Your last name Essay 2 First Draft Delete everything in your pre-writing except your tree diagram and your Works Cited.Those of you interested in writing about torture in the context of The Shock Doctrine will find The Body in Pain an excellent resource. The Shock Doctrine can be divided into these main sections 1.Shock: Physical, Mental and Economic (However, I am going to embargo one topic: ECT, electroshock convulsive therapy, because I have read far too many papers on this subject because students find it both startling and easy to write about without going deeper.) 2.I wrote this summary several months after reading the book, based on notes I took.Any mistakes, misquotes, or omissions in the summary are likely mine; correct factual information and analysis is Naomi Klein’s.Shock Doctrine address the issues in The Shock Doctrine.Lucky you, because Naomi Klein has a page listing many, many resources relating to this book here: Essay 2, 3 and 4 all require outside sources and increasingly so.You may consult them and may even include them in your works cited when appropriate, but you will need a minimum of two scholarly outside sources. Move your Works Cited to the last page of your document. You are required to have a tree diagram in every version.Often web based sources list printed sources which you can use if they are scholarly. It is always placed on the first page of the essay.