The key tips for writing to persuade, argue and advise are the following:
Writing to argue:
Introduction must summarise the issues that you are yet to write about.
- Put at least three reasons for your argument forward.
- Counter argument?
- Evidence in your argument such as: statistics, stories, quotes from authorities.
- Rhetorical questions
- Varied sentence structure
- Emotive language
- Good opposing connectives, e.g On the other hand Firstly/Secondly/etc.
Despite the view Research states that
Another factor to be considered
- Ending must conclude your own view and must summarise
Writing to persuade:
Unlike when writing to argue the arguments can be far more :
- One sided
- More like a personal conviction (you hold the belief that your views are the RIGHT views)
- Emotional anecdotes (brief personal story that serves its purpose to create a powerful illustration about why your view is the right view) MAKE IT UP!!!!!
- Give yourself and your opponent a common goal-this way your job of persuading them doesn't become too much hard work.
- shows sustained awareness of the audience
- Arguments are convincingly developed and supported by relevant detail
- Ideas are selected and prioritised to construct a sophisticated argument
- Paragraphs are effectively varied in length and…