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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/9/11 The Art of Persuasion It’s all about proving your point
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/9/11 Persuasive writing has a specific structure has an introduction with a hook, background and a thesis which proposes an argument (point of view) may have an essay map which gives a plan of the claims of the essay to the reader has supports ( claims and evidence ) which develop the argument has a paragraph of counter-argumen t with opposing viewpoints has a conclusion which summarizes the main points of the argument and proposes the result of
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4/9/11 How can you hook a reader? 1. Open with an unusual detail (Manitoba, Canada, has the largest seasonal number of garter snakes in the world.) 2. Open with a strong statement (Cigarettes are the number one cause of lighter sales in Alabama.) 3. Open with a quote 4. Open with an anecdote (if it is short and relevant) 5. Open with a statistic or fact to add emphasis or interest to your topic.
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4/9/11 A successful Thesis Statement should Focus the topic for the reader through a controlling idea, a point of view, or an attitude of the author (should or should not) Impose manageable limits on the topic Suggest the organization of
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Cruise during the Winter '10 term at Brock University, Canada.

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