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    three-beat analysis

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by chickenpotpie, Sep 29, 2008.

    Can anyone please tell me what a three-beat analysis is?
     
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    Well, I can give you an answer, but it probably won't help much.

    I have never heard of it.

    Can you provide any context?
     
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    Well I'm writing a one page paper (I'm sorry if this forum doesn't address papers, I haven't really looked around) and I'm required to write a three-beat analysis.

    The topic says "Write a one-page, three-beat analysis of the debate and spin on one of these channels:" (and offers a list of channels).

    I'm guessing the paper should be broken into three main points, but that's just my guess...
     
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    Have you asked the teacher/professor what s/he means by the instructions? That would seem to be the best approach. At least check with one of your classmates before trusting random people on an Internet forum.
     
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    What Scattercat says. This is undoubtedly an approach the teacher presented in class or in the supplementary materials. When you posted it, I did a quick but unsuccessful Google search, which says to me that it's not a universally-used term.
     
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    I even checked a couple of my old resource sites, from when I taught Language Arts, but I hadn't heard of it either. :meh:
     
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    Never heard of this rather hip sounding style of paper. Must admit that I am cringing away from your teacher's heavy use of smooth, cool-cat, daddy-oh, get-the-students-to-dig-me-on-a-copacetic-level diction.

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    :rolleyes: I'd just ask the teacher or one of your classmates.
     
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    ditto that!... why ask here, instead of asking the teacher?
     

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