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Writing 1000- Persuassion

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Writing 1000 th Nov.26 , 2013 Argument as a kind of conversation… IDEAS Position/Claim/Case/Question Thesis “Because” this is Reasons your divisions/partitioning Response/Proo Evidence DETAILS - Base your claims on your reasons - Base your reason on your evidence - Ideas are synonymous to concepts - Details are much more physical (reason) - Accommodated science changes in form (genre) and content (info) because o Genre shift o Certainty/info changes Partitioning o Change in stages Structuring Persuasion - Arist/Classical o This is an evaluation model o Is useful in competitive or antagonistic situations o You are trying to show the knowledge has some value - Toulmin is a model close to the classical model o Adapted “generalized jurisprudence”  Have to argue on your feet  Don’t have the time to make it a clean argument  More effective than formal logic o These two models (Arist/Classical and Toulmin) are more academic and used for academic writing - Rogerian is a more personal and professional model o Tries to induce negotiation o Recognize common ground and how that can produce a change o Anti-argument o Emotional issues/sensitive issues o Always can be adapted o Restatement o Careful summary o Avoid evaluation! o This model is used in the professional world (employer writing letter to employee) o Mutually shared problem want to have audience get to be on the same page Structuring Classical Persuasion - Intro frame = intro, narration and explication, and proposition and partition - Core sections = proofs, refutation, digression - Conclusion = avoid echo, remind, implications Intro designed to catch reader’s attention. Be concise and interesting. Define terms in a way that fits your genre. Ethical appears are important. - Discursive “I” is okay to use here Narration and explication  tell a story about your topic. Logic and ethical appeals are important Proposition and partition  heart and soul of intro. This is your thesis stated explicitly and partition properly Proofs  analysis you do Refutation  other positions on the topic. Digression  ask yourself “Will this help the reader?” has to have an effect, a purpose. Don’t put one in if it doesn’t Conclusion  summarize yourself. Don’t copy and paste your earlier words. Don’t echo what you have said earlier. Rogerian Structure: Intro Goal is much more th
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