Advanced Composition and Research – ENG220

Help me study for my English class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.

The Art of Persuasion Continued

Welcome to this week’s Task!

Read chapter 6 of Three Modules on Clear Writing Style: An Introduction to the Craft of an Argument http://cnx.org/contents/K7sPEHSM@1.2:07lgJXIX@1/Writing-Module-Three-Five-Esse

Think

In the above reading, the five essential parts of an argument were discussed.

  1. Claims – what are you claiming?
  2. Reasons – what reasons do you have for believing your claim?
  3. Evidence – what evidence do you base those reasons on?
  4. Warrants – what principle connects or makes your reasons relevant to your claims?
  5. Acknowledgement and Response – What about such-and-such potential disagreement or difficulty.

Choose one of the strengthened thesis statements you created last week to expand into a 300-500 word essay. APA formatted sources are required on a References page at the end of the paper.

Be sure your argument answers all five of the above questions.

Submit the assignment to Moodle.

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