Strategies for Successful Writing, 10 th edition, Reinking, vonderOsten.

Text book: Strategies for Successful Writing, 10 th edition, Reinking, vonderOsten. 

For this assignment you are to go to the READER section of your book, in the area on “Argument”.

Read Chapter 16 “Argument: Convincing Others.” p. 263

Choose two essays and READ THEM.  After reading two essays within the persuasion area of the READER, answer the following questions: (In short sentence replies for each question…keep it short!) 


Note the two titles of the essays you read.

Which essay is more convincing to you?

Why did it work better in convincing you?

What elements made it persuasive in nature?

Do you think that both arguments were strong?


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