ENGLISH FINAL

ENGLISH FINAL - 12/9/2007 6:11:00 PM Questions for Inquiry...

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09/12/2007 21:11:00 Questions for Inquiry Understood arguer’s position on the issue Ask Meaning of any words central to argument What are Reasons support thesis What are Assumptions on which the thesis and reason are based What is Values expressed or implied by the argument Consider analogies and comparisons What is Arguer’s biases and background What are Implications Does the argument take opposing views into account Making A Case Target audience Preconceptions and biases  State claim Give reasons How to arrange reasons for maximum impact Introduce case Conclude it Gain trust and respect of audience Finding Reasons Audience’s Belief System Special Rules or Principles Expert Opinion and Hard Evidence
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Tradition Comparison The Probable or Likely Cause and Effect Definition Identifying Claims
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Peterson during the Fall '07 term at Pepperdine.

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ENGLISH FINAL - 12/9/2007 6:11:00 PM Questions for Inquiry...

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