How to Write an Argumentative Term Paper
Brannon L. Hollis, Jr.
September 13, 2012
Writer’s block seems to haunt me every time one decides to write. One muse did not start to fully erupt until 5:21 last Thursday morning when I thought this paper was due to be submitted, yet as a newbie to the college homework cycle, I discovered that our learning team was on time with all team-related assignment. On the personal side, not so much – behind on one week’s assignment submission, I digress.
Making an argument or taking an argumentative stance in writing requires on to build and case for or against something or some topic like baking a cake. In a step-by-step process ...view middle of the document...
For brevities sake, the author suggests that readers could find other resources on the topics of note taking, data gather and topic generation, if this is of interest.
As the process moves ever forward, find a focused topic to base gathered data upon. After this, he or she may consider an outline format for clarity and thought movement. As one completes the outline, give contemplation to cross-referencing, which might organize things better.
Second, one must consider as all of the above is being completed the way in which your proposed argument will be premised. One’s premise is the thesis or main idea of argument. This section is will introduce the how arguments are presented in written format.
The process continues towards the development of other supports that will focus one’s support of his or her topic and completely tie all points paraphrased or taken from other sources. This seems coalesce all ideas into a solid argument the can be disputed.
According to (How to Write an Argumentative Essay, 2012), Whatever some may call it class essay, dissertation, or an article for publication these phrases all mean the same. One will need to figure out how to convey his or she case with other people’s thoughts to add credibility to their own point of view. These some of the ways it suggests 9 ways the author can create argumentative paper in 9 easy steps.
Most of the steps have been mentioned in the section above this source seems to start from scratch in stating and reaffirming that these steps are absolutely necessary. The steps are as follows according to (How to Write an Argumentative Essay, 2012)
1. Pick your topics- the author will check his or her ideas against three benchmarks.
a. The topic must be arguable.
b. Must be contemporary and relevant
c. It must have a value to the author