ENGL 1302 – FALL 2018
Alex Kurian – NLC
Argumentative Writing – An Overview
What is argument/arguing?
Not a fight!!
Argumentative writing – taking a strong personal position on a significant, social, controversial issue, and by the use of evidence and specific strategies, explaining that position, defending that position, responding to counterarguments for that position, and suggesting a solution for that position.
Argumentative Writing as a Process
The aim is to produce something that is understandable and persuasive.
Clear language/definition of terms (recognizing their denotations and connotations)