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K i r k | 1 Sean Kirk Professor Corner English 110.01 January 25, 2008 Warfare Margaret Mead’s essay “Warfare: An Invention—Not a Biological Necessity” is more persuasive because she clearly steps out and defines her side, and explains in detail why her side is the better side. Showing the other two sides that could be taken, she quickly explains how they are not the best sides to take, and starts talking about her own. She gives facts and reasons why her side is the best, and she backs them up with examples. Not only does she have enough facts and examples to prove that warfare is a bad invention, she does so in a way that someone cannot argue against her point. Any possibilities of arguments, she finds a fact or example that will make that point weak and unimportant, making it not even worth bringing up. Mead used a very distinct tone in her essay, making it more persuasive because it was easy to relate to and right away caught the reader’s attention. The voice she decided to use for the essay made it more interesting and easy to read and understand. She was very bold and authoritative in her writing, which gave the reader no choice but to continue reading and to be
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