Brief summary of “Typhoid Mary” and a response that answers this question: Did the authorities do the right thing in isolating Mary Mallon because she was a typhoid carrier? ( You will need to support your argument with evidence from the text. Paraphrase your evidence as much as possible and remember what we did to prepare for an argument. You need to know both sides of the issue. You then can give your own opinion based on what you know.It helps to know what the other side thinks so that you can make your own argument stronger. You should aim to write at least a couple of paragraphs in which you put forth your argument for or against. The response should be at least twice as long as the summary and include some detail and certainly evidence of your argument.