Barsoum_RJ_FCTA_CH6_04-10-08 - the organization and getting...

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-1Clayton Barsoum English 1302 April 10, 2008 Reading Journal Barnet, Sylvan and Hugo Bedau. From Critical Thinking to Argument . 2 nd Edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin, 2008. The selection from F.C.T.A. primarily focuses on the organization of an essay. They also briefly examine the power of the types of language writer’s use in their argument. (tone, persona, sexist language, and pronouns) As in the rest of the book, the specific outlines and guides are especially helpful on each topic. The authors give step by step directions on where to put everything in your essay. For me
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Unformatted text preview: the organization and getting started is usually one of the hardest things to do. They make it easy by telling us to simply introduce the audience to your work by objectively stating the problem and defining jargon in the essay. It is interesting to see how the organization of the essay can help with your persona as an author. By objectively stating the problem and opponents position you build a more trustworthy persona which you can use to advance your own claims....
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