Opponents of gaming, whether on the computer, mobile phone, or a game console claim that playing them is a waste of time and young people should not be allowed to play them. To advocate their viewpoints for holding such opinions, they will assert that gaming is addictive, reduces the amount of time for study or […]
The Argument and Persuasive Essay
Argument or Persuasive essays attempt to persuade or convince the reader. The writer should be especially aware of his audience for this type of composition since the entire purpose of the essay is so intimately tied to the person who will be reading it. Writers should organize their ideas so the most convincing reason appears last in the final piece. This leaves the reader with the strongest argument and most convincing finale to the essay. Writers should also plan to include a refutation in an argument/persuasive essay in which he explains why the opinion of the opposition is incorrect. This usually appears after the writer has presented all of the arguments in favor of his position on the topic.