Journal Response #3

Journal Response #3 - Andrew M. Means Schofer 16 September...

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Andrew M. Means Schofer 16 September 2010 English 1101 Journal Response #3 Arguments happen all the time (hence the title of the text, Everything’s an Argument ). But are some of these arguments based on fact or opinion? People sometimes try to use evidence and facts to support their argument. These types of arguments are called factual arguments. Chapter eight covers all of the details inside the characteristics of factual arguments. Factual arguments come in different variations. These arguments might be trying to prove a point or being informative to the general public. What all factual arguments have in common is that they try to validate the existence or prove that something is true. Some arguments could be very “soft” and just be informative. However, other arguments can build pressure and challenge another person’s beliefs. Also, if arguments are wrong under this type of pressure, then relationships could be destroyed, integrities could be destroyed, and consequences could be suffered. To develop an effective factual argument, one must follow a series of steps for the argument to be persuasive and factual. First, one must find an issue that will interest
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course ENG 1101 taught by Professor Moser during the Fall '08 term at Kennesaw.

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Journal Response #3 - Andrew M. Means Schofer 16 September...

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