Argument Essay

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Assignment 6.1 Identifying the Elements of Rogerian Argument 1. Paragraph 4. Yes, I think the writer was successful in attempting to establish common ground. When he wrote a possible solution to this problem is to choose several permanent sites fir games, one on each major continent. 2. In paragraph 2. He states that boycotting the Olympic Games unfairly denies athletes’ rights, fosters a “politically correct” value system, and undermines the game. Olympian suffers when games are boycotted. Athletes suffer not the host country. 3. Paragraph 4. His opposing view points are basically; do not like political interference dictate the Olympic Games, and that the games should basically be about the athletes not politics. In my opinion the writer did enough to acknowledge his view points. 4. The conclusion emphasize on the not boycotting is not a good way to maintain the spirit of the Olympics, and we should not endorse games that are held in countries that challenge the values of the Olympic Games. Establish permanent host countries that support the values of the games. That politics and action of the country holding the Olympics games affects everyone’s perspective of the games. The conclusion is trying to accomplish it would be in everyone’s best interest to build several permanent host site that share one common goal; basic values. 5. The essay would have been more confrontational and argumentative. Someone would have either right or wrong Identifying the Elements of Toulmin Argument 1. The claim: The 1st Amendment in the US constitution is freedom of speech, and prohibiting a person from burning the American flag is undermining a person’s rights. The grounds: The Us constitution tried to amend the first amendment to prohibit flag burning, and also try to equate flag burning with cross burning. In Vietnamese they don’t questions their citizen rights about

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