Persuasive Writing Techniques

In order to develop your argumentative essay, you must use the following techniques effectively. a)Using facts and opinions b)Using evidence based on authority-doctors, scientists, public figures c)Judging relevance of evidence based on authority d)Drawing conclusions e)Use of evidence-eg. Statistics f)Use of analogy: comparison g)Use of contrast: opposite h)Repetition: repeating a word or phrase for emphasis i)Appeal to emotions/use of emotive…

 The Structure of a CSEC English A Persuasive Essay

This type of Writing may be developed as follows: Introduction A.    Thesis Statement (The writer’s opinion on a topic) ·         Reason 1 ·         Reason 2 ·         Reason 3 B.     The Body ·         Reason 1: supporting details                Connecting words and phrases ·         Reason 2: supporting details                Connecting words and phrases ·         Reason 3: supporting details                Connecting words and phrases C.    The Conclusion ·         Summing up of the three…