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1: Introduction

  • Page ID
    27105
    • 1.1: Why Study Argument?
      Throughout our college and professional lives, we will be asked to analyze and write arguments. Writing arguments helps us develop slow thinking skills that are personally, professionally, and politically empowering.
    • 1.2: What This Book Offers
      This book is meant as a practical guide to college writing. It starts with understanding and describing others' arguments, then moves on to assessing those arguments’ strengths and weaknesses and articulating our own points in response.

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