The Saxon nobleman, who was oppressed by the Normans, hid in the forest of Sherwood in the north midlands of England with his band of “merry men” went out to rob from the rich to give to the poor has featured in many television series and films (1); however, in Robin Hood: The Unknown Templar, a new book by John Paul Davis and some other recent reports, it is claimed that Robin Hood may not actually be so great a hero as it is usually depicted....
3 more additional sources need to be added and properly cited within the essay.
Your job in this essay is to enter the conversation that you have explored so far surrounding your choice of film or adaptation source, offering your own opinion in relation to other opinions you have encountered in your research. Keep in mind that a good argumentative thesis will consider both sides of the argument, and then use the rhetorical writing skills that we’ve studied to establish a clear, logical entrance into the conversation.
The thesis needs to be also restructured where an arguement is in place. The “historical context” or the history of robin hood may be removed or trimmed down.
What problems does Robin Hood have? What issues need to be addressed?
Do Robin Hood and the Merrymen need a new mission? New objectives? A new strategy?
What strategic options does Robin Hood have? Is continuing with the present strategy an option or is the present strategy obsolete?
Why not try to end the campaign by killing the Sheriff?
What are the pros and cons of accepting the offer of the barons to assist in securing King Richard’s release from prison?
What action plan would you recommend to Robin?
How should Robin implement the recommended plan? What action steps will need to be taken to make the recommended strategy work successfully?
Read the Case Study, “Henkel: Building a Winning Culture” (Case #26) in Part Two of your textbook. Complete the Final Case Study Analysis of this company by using the required Case Study format on pages CA1 through CA11 of the textbook.
Using the story about Robin Hood, discuss a cost-benefit and cost-effective analysis of the proposed assessment and contingency plan. Justify your rationale.