Writing An Argumentative Essay (A Guideline)
An argument is basically a claim (presented as a conclusion to premises) which is supported by supporting statements (premises). An argument is used to convince the reader that a particular claim is true, or at least, likely to be true. Alternatively...
fulfilled their purpose.
What sort of an Analysis Essay are you being asked to write? Share in the comments about your essay assignment.
What are the Basic Features of an Analysis:
Describes the organization of the essay
Tells the claim and subclaims
Explains the support
Synthesis Essay Gender Identity, Stereotypes, & Inequalities: Problems & Solutions
The following prompt is based on the accompanying sources. This question requires you to
synthesize a variety of sources into a coherent, wellwritten essay. When you synthesize sources, you refer to ...
Because of the opposing cultures and ideas that collide in the mind of Richard Rodriguez, his arguments tend to break boundaries of traditional philosophical writing. As a Catholic, a homosexual, a Mexican immigrant, and an intellectual, the meaning of family values can differ significantly...
additional, optional parts. The three major parts are the claim, the support, and the warrants.
Claim: This is the disputable assertion for which a speaker argues. The claim may be directly stated or the claim may be implied. You can find the claim by asking the question, "What is the author trying to prove...
What About The Rest of Us?
“When Roommates Were Random” by Dalton Conley is an essay found in The New York Times about his ideas of random rooming and overall randomness. Although the essay is written well, it is confusing as to who Conley is writing to. The New York Times is a newspaper...
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight & The Canterbury Tales
For your second essay you are going to analyze both Sir Gawain and The Canterbury Tales and explain their relationship to each other. You have three options for this assignment. Choose one of the three options. Do not choose more...
In Kristen Weinacker’s essay “Safer? Tastier? More nutritious? The Dubious Merits of Organic Foods”, she makes a claim of fact that organic foods may not be more nutritional than conventionally grown foods. Weinacker does an exceptional job supporting her claim effectively with evidence by using...
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What is the Value of Life: Final Essay
I would assign the value of life by time. The time you take working to the time you take doing what you love. I love music, art, soccer, friends and family. If even one of these were out of my...
The essay “Thank You for Smoking,” written by Peter Brimelow, is far from an influential essay on why people should smoke. Through this essay, Brimelow makes an effort to convince the audience smoking is actually beneficial to your health. I find it hard for people to write about what they...
In Holly Wren Spaulding’s essay, “In Defense of Darkness,” her main claim is that we have fallen away from darkness and immersed ourselves in a society of lightness. Furthermore, she claims this has lead humans to lose touch with basic human emotion as well as the sensual and spiritual experience true...
necessary and sufficient for being human. Antiabortionists seem to believe that (1) the truth of all of
these claims is quite obvious, and (2) establishing any of
these claims is sufficient to show that abortion is morally
akin to murder.
A standard pro-choice strategy exhibits similarities...
Unit 7. Assignment 1: Maximum and Minimum Values of Quadratic Functions
Learning Objectives and Outcomes
Find the minimum and maximum of a quadratic function from its graph or from its equation.
Find the intercepts of a polynomial function.
terms of the debt.
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Question Land and buildings having a book value of $150,000 and a fair value of $185,000 are transferred to a creditor in a troubled debt
restructuring to fully settle a loan of $200,000 plus accrued interest...
ENG 102 Critical Analysis Essay
“Writers use analysis first to understand and then to record and demonstrate to readers what they have learned. The writing [resulting from analysis] is a form of exploration” (DiYanni and Hoy 31).
“An evaluation is at bottom a judgment; you judge something according...
stand or make a claim about that issue. You can find the issue you are interested in by browsing through this section of the text and reading a few essays. Abortion is one issue you may want to stay away from because nothing new can be said about this emotional subject. These essays will be a jumping...
What is the author’s claim?
a. We are all just immigrant, and immigrants deserve rights as well as citizens
2. What motivational proofs are present in the essay? How does the author appeal to what people are expected to want? How do the motivational appeals help support the claim?
a. The signs the protesters...
Concept of Law
Essay 1 of 2. Word count: 3270
Analytical writers are used to clearly state the aim of their endeavour; yet it is the methodological analysis which reveals the realization of their intentions. This essay assumes that, despite a clear aim formulation...
Williams Essay – Due Wednesday Week 4 - 300 points (30% of total course grade)
Ensure your essay is 1800-2000 words (6-8 pages), typed, double-spaced, 12-point font Times New Roman, 1” margins, pages numbered. Ensure that you proofread for grammar/spelling errors.
Utilize the correct essay by a Philosopher...
This essay will fundamentally be an investigation of the movement known as Holocaust denialism. This investigation will be conducted in light of the growing numbers and supporters of Holocaust deniers in the past decade. Essentially, this essay will use sources to evaluate whether...
arguments, though they may take different forms.
A successful argument depends upon the delicate balance
between these elements. Imagine a teeter-totter at the
playground. The claim is the basis of the argument, much
like the base of the teeter-totter...
CRT 205 Week 2 Writing Argumentative Essays Quiz II (UOP)
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Exercise: Review Quizzes (Ch. 1, 2, & 3)
• Due Date: Day 5 [Individual forum]
• Complete the following Review Quizzes at http://www.mhhe.com/criticalthinking8
Explore the claim that a consumer society is always a ‘throw-away’ society.
In this essay I am going to explore the claim that consumer society is always a ‘throw-away’ society by firstly looking at what the definitions of consumer and throw-away societies are. Consumption is defined in The Concise...
Essay on Morality
Morality can be referred to some codes of conduct put forward by a society or, some other group, such as a religion, or accepted by an individual for her own behavior. It can also refer normatively to a code of conduct that, given specified conditions...
Education and the Hope of Dialogue”
Outside Source: Anyon’s, “From Social Class and the Hidden Curriculum of Work”
Avenue of Investigation: Tannen claims that students are trained in this legacy of our “agonistic heritage” (224) as early as elementary school. In this paper, I will investigate how other...
writing. They are expected to defend their claims as directly and efficiently as possible in an argumentative piece of writing. It is adapted to classroom instruction by helping the students read and comprehend controversial topics in written texts such as essays, articles, news reports, editorial opinions...
Focusing on the EMA:
Due Tue 26th May 2015
Planning an essay
Submitting the EMA
• Have you registered for your next module? If yes
then share with the group what you are doing
• In groups you...
What is your experience with writing
you have never written one, have you
ever tried to convince someone to act a
certain way or do something?
If so, what techniques did you use?
What kind of argument...
perceive it now. Various claims in Erikson’s essay show the utter fear people had when it came to the meltdown at the Three Mile Island power plant. These human made catastrophes, other wise known as technological disasters, had people at their knees. According to Sobchack’s essay, we now have fabricated...
packet—Assignment will earn a grade of zero.
• Late homework = zero.
• Late Annotated Bibliography and/or Research Paper = zero.
• Submission of Essays/Uploading to Turnitin.com = -5 for every day late. Zero if not submitted and uploaded within 5 days.
• There is no extra credit in this class...