Arguing a Position Prompt-101

Arguing a Position Prompt-101 - Arguing a Position You got...

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Arguing a Position You got an introduction to arguing a point on the last paper; now we will work with the genre. The Norton Field Guide to Writing tells us that anything we say, do, or even wear “presents some kind of argument” (83). This assignment is designed to help you research an issue you are interested in or would like to learn more about, and then to learn to articulate a strong argument for your beliefs by using reason, empathy, and evidence. Your argument will need a strong, clear thesis that is well-supported; this thesis should ideally be stated before providing examples and support material to back up your argument. Also, a strong argument will not be complete without some outside research; you are to use at least two outside sources for this assignment. These sources must be cited within the paper and in the Works Cited page at the end of your paper using MLA format. Remember that significant revision usually leads to stronger grades. A strong argument paper will provide a concise and clear claim supported by sound reasoning and specific examples and
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