Argumentative Essay Essays


How to Write a Conclusion for an Argument Essay (Updated in 2018)

The argumentative essay is like a position paper.  In it, you build a position based on fact, supported by evidence, and argued rationally and logically toward a clear and cohesive endpoint.  And since you’re trying to make an effective argument, the end of your essay is often the most important part.  How to end the Continue Reading... Continue Reading...

How to Write an Argumentative Essay [4 Easy Steps]

We all know there are two sides to every argument. When writing an argumentative essay, your job is to know them both. That doesn’t mean you should argue for both sides. No—you just have to know both sides so that you can write for one most effectively. Think about it: an effective argument is one Continue Reading... Continue Reading...

100 Argumentative Essay Topics To Help Spark Your Imagination

Ever want to get involved in a knock-down, drag out, all-out-war of words?  Okay—so maybe not—but sometimes you have no choice.  Part of growing as a writer is showing that you have the ability to stake yourself to a claim and argue it effectively. That doesn’t mean you need to produce the rhetorical equivalent of punching your opponent in the nose—no!  The art of the argumentative essay is about using logic to convey the rightness of your stance. In this article, we’ll discuss how to do that—but first you’ll need to wade into the pool of argumentative essay topics to Continue Reading...

Funny argumentative essay ideas?

presented. Although capturing the essence of humor in written form can be elusive, it is possible to write an argumentative essay that is funny by drawing on recent topical events that have been shared by a society (think Jerry Seinfeld). Certainly, it is possible to grab a teacher’s attention by arguing about something outrageous such as how “Bart Simpson has become an American role model for young people,” but a more effective approach might be to describe some potentially real-life outcomes that could actually develop. For Continue Reading... Continue Reading...