What is Persuasive Writing?
There are four main types of English writing. These four types include expository, narrative, descriptive, and persuasive. Here, our focus is on persuasive writing. Let us proceed to our topic and understand exactly what this type of writing is about and how we can excel in it. To understand what this type of writing is, start by taking the example of a debate. In a debate, you are either in support of the argument or against it. You have to choose a side and convince the listeners towards your side of the argument is worth fighting for. Persuasive writing is the written form of the oral debate. You have to convince the reader, through your writing that the point you are fighting for is the one they need to support. The thing to note here that before you write a persuasive piece, make sure you are not only well-versed in your argument but also have a clear understanding of your ‘opponent’s’ stance. Not knowing exactly what you are up against, your persuasive writing will not have any impact on the reader.
A persuasive paragraph is a very powerful paragraph. Persuasion is the art of expressing an opinion and then trying to convince the reader that your opinion is correct. Think of some of the things you ask your parents for and the reasons that you give. For example, you might want a n After telling your parents that you want a new bike, often you will give them may reasons why they should buy new bike. Although the reasons may sound good to you might not sound too good to your parents. This is why persuasion is so powerful if it is done correctly. You have to work very hard to convince others that you are right. In order to persuade correctly you need many examples, details, and evidence. ew bike. you a , it Task: Write a persuasive paragraph for each of the topics provided, using at least THREE examples, details and evidence to support your point.
How to Craft a Persuasive Argument?
There are four main writing styles. These four writing styles include narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive writing. Here, we are going to focus on persuasive writing or argument. So, what is persuasive writing or an argument? We can say that persuasive writing is, in many ways, similar to that of arguing a case before a judge as a lawyer. As a writer, you are taking a stand for your stance or viewpoint. You are either against or in favor of a certain topic. In persuasive writing you have to convince your readers that your viewpoint is logical. It is not easy! Here is how you can craft a persuasive argument. Start by planning your essay. You need to choose the side you are on and this should be done after carrying out a thorough research. It will help you identify a convincing evidence. Try to structure your essay beforehand and know the points that you are going to discuss in your essay. You need to make sure that all the points that you are bringing into the argument are backed by fact and statistics. A data-driven case will have a much stronger impact that words that are not backed by the evidence. Remember, you need to have a thorough understanding of the side that you are against of. Not knowing what you are fighting or advocating against will make all your arguments null and void. Last but not least, always be considerate of your audience.