Name Professors name Course Date “Blue-collar brilliance” annotated bibliography Rose Mike. "Blue-collar brilliance" The American Scholar. (2009). Mike Rose in this article offers his views on the meaning of intelligence by analyzing the work environment of blue-collar workers. He draws on the examples of his mother’s job at a restaurant and his uncle’s at a motors company. His claim is that brilliance and intelligence should not be associated with white-collar careers only. Blue-collar workers also develop intelligence since they are learning as they that is common in society and offers support to substantiate his claim. Most of the audience intended is already well versed with the ideas of the perception of intelligence as put forward by Rose. This is a good essay that sheds light on the importance of blue-collar jobs compared to white-collar jobs. His claim is true considering that blue-collar workers are also skilled and intelligent in a way almost similar to academic professionals. Works cited Rose Mike. "Blue-collar brilliance" The American Scholar. (2009). [...]
Create an annotated bibliography for the essay, " Blue Collar Brilliance" by Mike Rose in the following steps. Create the MLA citation for the essay. You can find the format directions the website OWL PURDUE for MLA Guidelines. (Links to an external site.) Write a paragraph that includes the following information about the essay and the author. Summarize the essay. What is the author’s main claim in the essay? What are the most important reasons and evidence used by the author to support the claim? Evaluate the credibility of the source. Is the author an authority on the subject? Is his claim current, accurate, and objective? See the information about the author on the first page of the essay . Analyze the audience. For what audience was this essay intended? What knowledge does his intended audience have about the subject? Your reaction. What do you think about the author’s point of view? Do you agree or disagree with the author’s claim? Explain.