Writing An Argument

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Unformatted text preview: nce includes a strong word, “essenEal”. The use of this word does not make the thesis statement an argumentaEve one because the aim here is to inform the reader about the three reasons. The reader, here, expects to read a list of the reasons without being forced to take a side. The writer does not hold a stance in an ongoing discussion. More Examples to Show the Difference It is essenEal that media literacy be taught in schools. This is clearly an argumenta7ve thesis statement. Firstly, the topic is debatable. Secondly, the writer is clear about where in the discussion he stands. Finally, the purpose of the writer is to affect the readers’ ideas on this issue. On the Whole On the whole, while wriEng argumentaEve thesis statements, be sure to have a...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course COM 300 taught by Professor Andrewsachs during the Spring '13 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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