Writing argumentative essays is an important part of many introductory writing courses, but you’ll also write argumentative essays in different disciplines. Professors will assign argumentative essays to get you to consider an issue and learn how to make a decision or support an argument after weighing evidence.
In the example below, you’ll see a sample argumentative paper from a psychology class submitted in APA 7th edition format. Key parts of the argumentative structure have been noted for you in the sample.
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