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ENG 111: College Composition I (Young, Lisa-LO)

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Argument and Persuasion paper

You have been assigned an argument and persuasion research paper. Use the tabbed pages on the left to help you locate books, articles, and other argumentative resources.

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Argumentative Research

What is an argumentative research paper? 

An argumentative research paper consists of an introduction in which the writer clearly introduces the topic and informs the audience or reader on exactly which stance they intends to take; this stance is often identified as the thesis statement. An important goal of the argumentative research paper is persuasion, which means the topic chosen should be debatable or controversial.