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Argument/Persuasion

Vocab WordVocab Definition
Argument Making a claim and supporting it using logic.
Persuasion Making a claim and supporting it using feelings and emotions.
Claim/Thesis The point you are trying to get your readers accept. (last sentence of 1st paragraph)
Evidence Facts that support your claim
Bridge/Warrant Statement that explains how the evidence supports and connects to the claim.
Counter/Argument Challenging the argument by addressing the position of someone of someone who may not agree with the argument (Paragraph 4)
Turn-Back/Refutation Demonstrating why the counter-argument is wrong.
Audience Who will be affected by the topic? Who will read the essay?
Introduction 1st paragraph that begins the essay.
lead/hook The first sentence of your essay that encourages readers to continue reading because it's interesting. (Quote, unusual detail, statistics/fact, strong statement, question, anecdote)
Background Information sentences that tell about the importance of your topic ( Found between the hook/lead and your thesis)
Created by: AnimePsycho