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Unformatted text preview: because there is no real evidence saying yes she ate a cookie or proving her innocence. I believe the premise to be "There are no chocolate stains on my hands." I also believe this argument to be stated because it gives the reader a reason to believe the conclusion. The conclusion is "so I couldnt have stolen the cookies. In my personal opinions this is not a convincing argument because there are many other factors to why the child might not have had chocolate stains, maybe she washed her hands or maybe she used a napkin. Its my personal experience, if a goodie is missing and there is a child present, most often the child is the one who ate it....
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- Spring '10