The Genre of Argument

The Genre of Argument

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THE GENRE OF ARGUMENT is a rhetoric that defines the distinguishing characteristics of the argument paper, which students can understand easily once they are aware of its context and purpose. By looking at argument as a genre, students gain insight into how purpose influences many features of successful argumentative writin. Students are led to find the problem within a topic and develop a position or thesis in response to that situation. The overt consideration of genre will help students to apply generic conventions in a multiplicity of contexts.Body The body of the essay consists of the following components: The Nature of the Controversy This explains the conflict or problem and summarizes various viewpoints as a way of indicating that the writer understands the ideas of othersanbsp;...

Title:The Genre of Argument
Author:Irene L. Clark
Publisher:Heinle & Heinle Pub - 1997-08-01


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