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Project The project is the kind of work that a writer is setting out to do. The overall activity that the writer is engaged in—researching, investigating, experimenting, interviewing, documenting, etc. To articulate a project, you need a verb, such as researches, investigates, studies, presents, connects A with B, etc. Argument An argument is any piece of written, spoken or visual language designed to bring about some change in a reader’s, listener’s or hearer’s ideas or attitudes. An argument asks us to consider, believe or do something. It is a conclusion based on evidence. In rhetoric, argument does not refer to a situation in which people are fighting. Rather, it refers to a situation in which people are making a case for a way of seeing things. Claim A claim is one component of an argument. It is an arguable assertion; a
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Unformatted text preview: conclusion based on information or data. To make a claim is to assert that something is the case. Usually it is possible to identify a claim that is the central point or conclusion that an argument makes. A claim may appear at the beginning or end of a text, but it may appear at any point in an argument, or it may not appear explicitly anywhere in the argument, in which case the reader must infer it from the evidence in the text. Often arguments make more than one claim. They sometimes also make one or more sub-claims. Claims are supported by reasons. Reason (Grounds, Evidence, Data) Reason is one component of an argument. It is evidence, data or information given to support a claim. To find reasons, ask why the claim can be made. What have you got to go on? What evidence is there to support this claim?...
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