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Academic ArgumentsUnderstanding What Academic Argument IsDeveloping an Academic ArgumentTwo Sample Academic ArgumentsCharlotte Geaghan-Breiner, Where the Wild Things Should Be: Healing Nature Deficit Disorder through the Schoolyard (student essay)*Sidra Montgomery, The Emotional Work of "Thank You For Your Service"18.

These materials are owned by Macmillan Learning or its licensors and are protected by copyright laws in the United States and other jurisdictions. Short, snappy examples, from #metoo tweets to protest posters, weave in the debates that rage around us. Eight new model arguments by noted writers exemplify current, real-world arguments by type: Five new student essays offer relatable examples on topics students care about, such as millennials’ love of food, choosing to be single, and breaking social media addiction.

Preface Part 1: Reading and Understanding Arguments  1. LaunchPad for Everything’s an Argument provides unique, book-specific materials for your course, such as brief quizzes to test students’ comprehension of chapter content and of each reading selection. Helpful annotations point out how the student writers develop and support their arguments.

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LaunchPad Demo. Causal ArgumentsUnderstanding Causal ArgumentsCharacterizing Causal ArgumentsDeveloping Causal ArgumentsGUIDE TO WRITING A CAUSAL ARGUMENTTwo Sample Causal Arguments*Laura Tarrant, Forever Alone (and Perfectly Fine) (student essay)*Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, America’s Birthrate Is Now a National Emergency12. Arguments Based on Emotion: PathosReading Critically for PathosUsing Emotions to Build BridgesUsing Emotions to Sustain an ArgumentUsing HumorUsing Arguments Based on Emotion3.

“Everything’s an Argument is so thoughtful about how it presents concepts and definitions to students, and it goes on to use relevant examples (that are sometimes entertaining, sometimes eye-opening, sometimes emotional) to demonstrate the way concepts look and work in the world. For more information about the use of your personal data including for the purposes of anti-piracy enforcement, please refer to Macmillan Learning's.Privacy Notice.

Part 2 focuses on five common types of argument: arguments of fact, arguments of definition, evaluations, causal arguments, and proposals. Rhetorical Analysis Composing a Rhetorical Analysis Understanding the Purpose of Arguments You Are Analyzing Understanding Who Makes an Argument Identifying and Appealing to Audiences Examining Arguments Based on Emotion: Pathos Examining Arguments Based on Character: Ethos Examining Arguments Based on Facts and Reason: Logos Examining the Arrangement and Media of Arguments Looking at Style Examining a Rhetorical Analysis   David Brooks, It’s Not about You   Rachel Kolb, Understanding Brooks’s Binaries (student essay) GUIDE TO WRITING A RHETORICAL ANALYSIS Part 2: Writing Arguments 7. How Does Popular Culture Stereotype You? A new section, “Why Listen to Arguments Rhetorically and Respectfully,” teaches students how to listen openly and constructively--an essential skill at school, in the workplace, in politics, and online.
Evaluating SourcesAssessing Print SourcesAssessing Electronic SourcesAssessing Field Research20. Pairing a best-selling argument text with a thematic reader, Everything’s an Argument with Readings teaches students to analyze the arguments that surround them every day and to create their own.

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