Ch 25 - Developing Arguments for the Persuasive Speech...

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Developing Arguments for the Persuasive Speech Chapter 25 1. Argument: A stated position, with support, for or against an idea or issue; contains the core elements of claim, evidence, and warrants . 2. Claim: The declaration of a state of affairs, often stated as a thesis statement, in which a speaker attempts to prove something . 3. Evidence: Supporting material that provides grounds for belief . 4. Warrants: A core component of an argument that serves to justify the link made between the claim and the evidence . 5. Claims of Fact: An argument that focuses on whether something is or is not true or whether something will or will not happen . 6. Speculative Claims: A type of claim of fact that addresses questions for which answers are not yet available . 7. Claims of Value: A claim that addresses issues of judgment . 8. Claims of Policy: A claim that recommends that a specific course of action be taken, or approved, by an audience . 9.
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