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|