Essay #2 - Colleen Wanner September 27, 2011 Essay #2 Body...

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Colleen Wanner September 27, 2011 Essay #2 Body Image After reading and analyzing “From Body Image and Adolescents” (Argument A) and “Do Thin Models Warp Girls’ Body Image?” (Argument B), I have concluded argument A is stronger. A good argument entails many vital aspects such as the amount of evidence, sources, statistics, and the author’s knowledge. When looking at evidence, it is up to the reader to decide if it is appropriate for the topic, if it is accurate, and if there is a sufficient amount. The sources must trustworthy and the reader must be given the information of where the information they are reading is from. Statistics is very important in displaying factual information and associating it with reality. It is very important that the author shows the reader they possess an expertise in the field they are arguing about, it helps the author gain support from the reader. All of these aspects are only a few that are shown throughout Argument A. Although Argument B possesses many of the defining characteristics of a good argument, it is clear that Argument A is stronger and more thorough. The first thing I looked at was the author’s background on the topic of body image. The author of Argument A received her master’s in public health and in nutrition,
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Essay #2 - Colleen Wanner September 27, 2011 Essay #2 Body...

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