Next time you need to write an argumentative essay, simply create an outline that covers the four steps I discussed. It might look something like this:
Typically, you *won’t use first-person “I” when writing an argumentative essay (unless your teacher is asking for you to share *your opinion about an issue from a personal perspective). You can learn more about first-person and third-person academic writing in these articles:
HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY
It is crucial to chose the topic of writing an argumentative essay based on the area of your interests. However, choosing a topic isn't the limit of writing an argumentative essay agenda.
One stylistic point: it is probably more true of the argumentative essay than it is of the other kinds of essays that we must be very careful of transitions, the devices we use to move from one point to another, to hold ideas together for comparison's sake, to create and organize landmarks along the path of our thinking. Before writing an argumentative essay, it might be a good idea to review the section on . (Later, we will see transitional devices at work in a sample argumentative essay.)A common method for writing an argumentative essay is the five-paragraph approach. This is, however, by no means the only formula for writing such essays. If it sounds straightforward, that is because it is; in fact, the method consists of (a) an introductory paragraph (b) three evidentiary body paragraphs that may include discussion of opposing views and (c) a conclusion.