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Types of persuasive claims and audience considerations SLCC Fairview High School
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There are four general types of persuasive claims Claims of value Claims of fact Claims of policy Cause/effect claims And the type of claim you are making will  drive the type of evidence you provide to  support it.
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Claims of value Example Kurt Vonnegut is the best modern satirist. Evidence necessary Your criteria for determining your value judgment and  analysis of less worthy examples. Criteria for determining a great satirist. Who are others? How do they not meet the criteria. 
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Example Women are naturally more nurturing. Argue it as a fact even though it may not be a  fact. Not a claim:  Smoking is bad for your health. That’s not a debatable “fact.” Evidence necessary Credible evidence—facts, data, statistics, etc. Use scientific evidence that babies are more soothed 
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