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Types of Sentences

Types of Sentences

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What Does It Look Like?

What Does It Look Like?

Select the video below to see a presentation which will provide you with a basic outline for developing a compare and contrast essay.

Punctuating Sentences

Punctuating Sentences

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Aristotelian Argument

Aristotelian Argument

The Aristotelian or classical argument is a style of argument developed by the famous Greek philosopher and rhetorician, Aristotle. In this style of argument, your goal as a writer is to convince your audience of something....

Rogerian Argument

Rogerian Argument

When most of us think of argument, we think about winners of arguments and losers of arguments. Arguments, even sometimes academic arguments, can be strong and forceful. An Aristotelian or classical argument is a...

Sample Toulmin Argument

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...

See It in Practice

See It in Practice

Now that you have learned about the different modes of persuasion and their uses and seen some ethos, pathos, and logos analysis in action, it’s time to see how our student is doing with her argumentative...

Analyze This

Analyze This

Before you try to develop a thesis of your own, it can be helpful to see how another author presents an argumentative thesis. In this Analyze This video, watch as one student shares a short analysis...

See It in Practice

See It in Practice

Now that you have learned about the importance of developing a strong argumentative thesis for your argumentative essay, it’s time to visit our student who is engaging in her own argumentative writing process. In this...

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