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Unformatted text preview: Cn17 102G Composing an Argument : Definition of Terms Central to an Argument Beginnings and Endings as Invitations Administrative No class on Monday, May 31 22s and 32s Ill have the prompt on Wednesday or sooner Reading for Wednesday, Gordon Harveys Counter-Argument, is available on our SmartSite in Resources|Pompts and Readings Nature & Culture Review Comments on Wednesdays class discussion? JM o simple and easy arent the same things o The importance of intellectual self-confidence in drawing comparisons and contrasts. Also true for such other forms of explanation as: Process analysis: how did so many members of the working class come to view the environmental movement as a threat to their livelihoods? Cause-and-effect analysis: If the BP deep-sea oil well failure is the effect, what are its cause s? (direct or immediate cause v. ultimate cause) Remember that those who offer atypical examples can intend to mislead/persuade on the basis of emotion primarily or exclusively Similarly, those who offer a single cause for an important event are often ideologues rather than committed to increased understanding Definition: how do you define elitist?...
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