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  • The Argumentative Essay: The Argumentative Of College Writing

    The argumentative essay was widely regarded as the hardest essay we are going to have to type this year. The hardest part, in my opinion, was to heavily implement our voice so that we did not turn this into a research paper. The essay was more I had always thought of myself as a good writer, so I thought college writing would not be too hard. This was not the thought when I got my first rough draft back. I then knew college writing was going to be harder than I expected. This was my first time realizing that I was going to have to step out of my comfort zone as a writer, and step up my game. Good writing requires writers to reflect, and the challenge of this essay made me look at my writing and dive deeper into myself to pull out what necessary…

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  • Argumentative Writing: My Reflection On Argumentative Writing

    Throughout this semester I have changed my composing process, worked with multiple different writing prompts, and have completed various activities, such as working in groups and participating in discussions with my peers. This has helped me to understand and learn how to use my peers and other resources to aid me with our topics and improve our writings. I have also had to read from the book “Everyone’s an Author”, which was made by Andrea Lunsford, Michal Brody, Lisa Ede, Beverly J. Moss,…

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  • Argumentative Essay Example

    After rereading my past argumentative essay, I noticed key grammatical and structural errors that, if fixed, could assist me in the future. This argumentative essay lacked a strong thesis, reliable sources, and a sense of order of importance. The argument was to push the United States to make the silent killer, better known as tobacco, illegal. The essay reflected on key factors that were in favor of banning tobacco. After my grandmother died of lung cancer, I began to become an activist in the…

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  • Argumentative Essay Reflection

    Over the course of Dual Enrollment English I have gained expertise with citations, research, and have overall improved my skills with argumentative and persuasive essays. The narrative essay served as a pleasant starter to the course, as it helped train proper writing structure. The persuasive essay had a topic I greatly enjoyed, which encouraged me to research the Germanna online databases, as a result it has undeniably the best citation page. The argumentative essay had a complex topic that…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Personality

    I’d say I proved my point on both things, but if you don’t think I did, okay. I’m not going to argue right now, you have a right to your opinion. I’ve learned that some arguments don’t need to happen, but honestly, being as argumentative that I am is still a struggle sometimes. I mean, I rarely turn down an argument. Sometimes it helps, sometimes it doesn’t. It just depends on the situation. Anyway, let’s review. I told about a time I defended my friend’s case, a time a school assignment…

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  • Stoker Argumentative Fallacies?

    Argumentative fallacy 's can be seen in everyday life from talking with one 's mom to speaking with their boss, the trouble is identifying these fallacy 's and being aware that they do exist and can affect oneself and the person they are speaking to. Being able to know the difference between an ad hominem and straw man could be the difference between winning one 's argument. To begin with, two quite opposite articles have been provided that contain a central claim about the Iraq war. One of…

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  • Argumentative Essay Assignment

    Of the learning outcomes outlined in the syllabus for this class, I can honestly say that I have learned to respond to readings, to explore unfamiliar ideas, to question thinking different from my own, to reflect on personal experiences, and to develop sound arguments. The assignment that I feel led me to truly learning this outcome is the argumentative essay. This assignment taught me more about unfamiliar ideas or thinking differently from my own beyond writing; moreover, I believe that I can…

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  • The Argumentative Effects Of Technology

    Rainie as well as Jennifer Gabriel have created articles that present efficient information on the two standpoints. Anderson, staff member at Elon University, and Rainie, member of the Pew Research Center, examine whether today’s younger generation has been altered from constant technology use in their article entitled “The Future of the Internet,” published in 2012. Additionally, Gabriel—Master’s student at the University of Central Florida—describes how technology has influenced millennials…

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  • Argumentative Essay Topics

    During the course, Prof Khan went over a type of essays. The type of essay was an argumentative essay. An argumentative essay is a type of essay that is used to persuade someone so they can understand your point. When writing an argumentative essay I learned to use the three categories of persuasion that were introduced by Greek philosopher Aristotle. The three categories that Aristotle introduced are ethos, pathos, and logos which translate to credibility, emotion, and logic. I also…

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  • My Argumentative Essay

    statements were weak. In the first graded essay (the Whole Process essay)," What Makes an Expert", my beginning attempt at a thesis statement was "Expertise doesn 't have to include invention or innovation, being an expert means performing one’s tasks with ease when in fact it isn 't." Besides the contractions, the run-on and the tense changes it is not anywhere near strong enough thesis to support the essay. My second attempt "Taking a highly technical skill that few others can perform and…

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