ENGL 101 English Composition 1

A collection of resources for assignments commonly seen in ENGL&101 at Green River College.

Informed Argument

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The following sub-tabs to the left can be used to navigate this portion of the guide and help you locate different types of sources that you can use for your position or argumentative essay,

sign reading"i can be persuaded by a logical argument"

"An argument without evidence is only a set of assertions."

The purpose of an argumentative essay is to persuade an audience to think a particular way.

A strong argument will reflect your own thoughtful research on the topic. It will...

  • Present a fair and accurate discussion of the issue.
  • Take a clear position.
  • Be supported with credible evidence.
  • Consider other possible points of view.

Image source: "I Can Be Persuaded" by Martha Soukup is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Quote source: Parsons, M. A., R. Duerr, and J.-B. Minster. "Data Citation and Peer Review." Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 91.34  (2010): 297-298. Print.