Persuasive Language TErms
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a type of communication that offers an argument and supports it with reasons and evidence.
subject, situation, or idea that people disagree about
call to action
What you want your readers to do now--the action you tell them to take in the conclusion of your persuasive essay or letter.
specific information that supports a claim:fact, quotation,example, statistic, expert opinion, etc.
Stating a primary reason of the opposite side in your paper and then, giving a reason and evidence why the opposite side is wrong
Sentence at the end of the introduction that states a writer's position (point of view) on an issue.
a brief story that illustrates a point
the opinion of someone with expert knowledge
point of view
a person's opinion on an issue
support that explains WHY a writer takes a certain point of view
appeals to your MIND; relies on logic and facts
appeals to your HEART; reasons and evidence that create strong feelings to create a point: pity, fear, vanity, etc.
evidence that can be proved or verified
a fact in number form