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ENGL 1101 - Mosser: Persuasive Writing

This guide will help you locate sources to complete your argumentative essay assignments.

Persuasive Writing

Persuasive writing is all about the argument! To make a successful argument, consider the following as you collect information about your topic:

  • Who is my audience?
  • What are their concerns and how can I answer their questions?
  • What should they know about my position?

What is an argument?

An argument isn't just a series of contradictions, it's a collected series of statements to establish a definite proposition!

Thou Shalt Not...

Are you suggesting coconuts migrate?

Use logic and facts to support your argument:

This is not how you do that.