For Argument's Sake: A Guide to Writing Effective Arguments

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Longman, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 210 pages
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This concise, reader-friendly rhetoric provides clear, highly practical advice for writing arguments, including the four most common types: factual, causal, evaluation, and recommendation. KEYTOPICS: Structured around the three main phases of writing - focusing, supporting, and reviewing, For Argument's Sake helps readers find and focus a claim, identify an audience, work through the support process, and then refine and polish their argument. Numerous sample arguments illustrate the principles and strategies. This edition features new coverage of conducting and evaluating electronic research and additional writing samples. For those interested in improving their critical thinking, reading and writing skills.

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Motives and Audience
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The Claim
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An Arguments Support
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Copyright

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