Argument

  • Think
    • Consider the question you are responding to…
      • is it a statement (in which case, do you agree or disagree)?
      • are you arguing a point (what is your point)?
      • are you highlighting specific language or a technique (what is it)?
      • what have you learnt from the text?
      • what is your argument?
  • Write
    • Write your argument in a single, concise sentence
      • clearly answer the question
      • identify your position (point of view / agreement or disagreement)
      • identify the specific language technique (if applicable)
      • unless creating an introductory paragraph, ensure this sentence expresses just one idea

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