Sample Toulmin Argument

Now that you have had the chance to learn about Toulmin, it’s time to see what a Toulmin argument might look like. Below, you’ll see a sample argumentative essay, written according to MLA formatting guidelines, with a particular emphasis on Toulmin elements.

Click the image below to open a PDF of the sample paper. The strategies and techniques the author used in this essay have been noted.

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