Argument Type Two
All semester we have looked at various theories of how adolescents develop. In this paper, position yourself among these theories, either agreeing with one or combining different aspects of others, and creating a theory of your own. Make sure your theory of adolescent development is well supported by the course texts.
What type of argument is this?
- Position Statement
Correct! This assignment clearly uses words like "position" as well as implying that your audience expects a theory of adolescent development. It doesn't need you to justify such theories as a viable issue to take on a position.
- Persuading the reader to take action or find opinion valid
- Arguing a clear side of a debatable issue
- Some combination of position statement and persuading the reader to take action or find opinion valid
- Some combination of persuading the reader to take action or find opinion valid and arguing a clear side of a debatable issue