The first comparison contrasts the use of opinion and strong stance Drum chose to take with that of Tedeschi’s piece, which remained neutral on the subject. For instance In “A Patriots Guide to Legalization” Drum takes a definitive pro-marijuana stance on the topic. Drum’s opinion on the matter shines through in various spots throughout the piece...
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... through the use of titles and illustrations, or with an abstract. Drum’s piece took a specific stance on marijuana, used sources he did not cite, and employed a catchy title and illustration. All of which prove it was a non-academic article. Contrary to Drum’s methods, Tedeschi did not take an opinionated stance on marijuana, she cited every source she used, and employed the use of an abstract as opposed to a catchy headline and illustration. Hence proving the fact that “A Patriots Guide to Legalization” by Drum is non-academic and “Drug Markets: A Classroom Experiment” by Tedeschi is academic.
Drum, Kevin. “The Patriots Guide to Legalization.” Mother Jones 34.4 (2009): 49-52. Wilson select plus. Web. 12 May 2010.
Tedeschi, Gwendolyn Alexander. “Drug Markets: A Classroom Experiment.” Am Econ 51.1 (2007): 75-84. Wilson select plus. Web. 12 May 2010
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