As you research your material, anticipate objections and be prepared to make concessions.
The persuasive essay follows the basic essay format as displayed in the example. Third counter point and refuting information III Body Part II A. If the opposing view is valid, acknowledge it as so but use your evidence to show that it's somehow unattractive and that your position is the more desirable of the two. Introduction (Claim and counter claim statement) II.
The argumentative essay may be formatted in several ways: I.
Again, as in the persuasive essay, state your thesis objectively. Instead of saying, "I don't think global warming is worth worrying about", you might say, "A two degree rise in temperature over the last hundred years makes global warming a trivial problem." Now that you have put the gloves on" be prepared to back up your thesis with facts.
Second rebuttal and supporting information III Conclusion Writing the Argumentative Essay Now that you know how to format an argumentative essay, it's time to begin writing.