Claim_Data_Warrant[1] - Claim Data Warrant Rhetoric Three...

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Claim Data Warrant Rhetoric Three parts of a body paragraph: 1) Claim: topic sentence—a claim you make that is a part of your argument. It’s the purpose of the body paragraph—the idea the body paragraph is there to establish. 2) Data: evidence. Present adequate evidence to support your claim, such as a. Summary from a research source b. Paraphrase from a research source c. Quote from a research source d. Statistics from a research source e. Idea from a research source f. Historical evidence g. A relevant example from your life *****Be sure to CITE any evidence that comes from a research source. 3) Warrant: you have to justify your data. Explain HOW your data supports your claim. Make the connection between the data and the claim. (Repeat data/warrant as needed underneath one claim.) Here’s an example: CLAIM (in 2 sentences): Reading for the purpose of doing literary analysis is important of course, but an over-emphasis on reading only to perform literary analysis takes the focus off of
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 337 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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Claim_Data_Warrant[1] - Claim Data Warrant Rhetoric Three...

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