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Argument Essay Writing Terms
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typically the last sentence in the introduction paragraph, this sentence (chicken foot) explains to the reader what you will argue for or against.
this can include facts, statistics, anecdotes, and examples from credible sources to support your reasons within your argument.
these words and phrases help to connect ideas, clarify reasons, and link to new thoughts in your paper. They help to make sentences less choppy and more fluid.
this is usually 1-2 sentences found in the introduction that provide the reader with some context to your issue.
this is the start to your body paragraph and includes a reason to support your argument (one of the toes to your chicken foot).
a persuasive technique in which readers are influenced by a credible person, such as a celebrity or a doctor. It also may call upon an individual's ethic responsibility.
a persuasive technique in which readers are influenced through emotional response. Word choice, music, and other elements try to appeal to readers' feelings.
a persuasive technique in which readers are influenced by facts, statistics, and overall logic of a claim.
this is when a writer addresses possible reason from his/her opposing viewpoint. The writer makes known that he/she knows there is another side to the issue.
this comes directly after the counterclaim and provides a "come back" to a reason against the argument. Typically, these should include some sort of evidence to support.
this includes personal opinion and feeling on a subject due to individual experience.
this provides a satisfying end to your reader. It should include an emotional appeal or explain to the reader why this topic even matters.
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