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Yousuf Huda 1302 – 005 Spring 2008 Kamalika Mitra SR 1 January 25, 2008 In chapter one of Nancy Wood’s Perspective on Argument , Wood discusses the different aspects of argument along with what it means and how it works. She elaborates on how it exists, what it needs to exist such as two or more people, an issue, common ground, etc. She also states different types of argument such as debates, political arguments, and so on. Wood does an in depth analysis on how it works and how it fails. The chapter also surveys the reader to test their own topic and see if it applies to her definition. My opinion about this topic is that argument happens everywhere and all the time in our daily lives. It can happen anywhere from having breakfast with your family to
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Unformatted text preview: talking to a classmate about whos shoes look better. Arguments, to me, have to have two or more people discussing an issue which they disagree on and have to have some common ground such as a base where they agree on one aspect of the issue. The one thing I think of when I think of argument is me and my brother. We argue all the time about little things such as who sits on which couch and who watches tv at what time. It gets very annoying because it happens very often but Ive noticed from the increasing occurrences, that each of these arguments have the same things in common. They all have an issue, something we agree on, facts, a forum, and an audience. Without those we can not carry out our disagreements....
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