Unit 1 Assignment 1 Essay

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1. When I encountered the word argument at the beginning of the chapter, I thought of fighting, disagreement, and people trying to prove they are right over the other person. Now that I have finished reading the chapter, argument has a lot more meaning than just plain old disagreement. There are two types of argument, traditional and consensual argument. 2. The statement “Arguments are everywhere” is very true. In our everyday life, when we wake up, we ask ourselves “What am I going to wear today?” This is an example of the internal argument, a type of consensual argument. Two friends are trying to convince each other to go to their favorite restaurant to eat. This is an example of the One-on-One argument, a type of traditional argument. An example of negotiation, a type of consensual argument, is when two villages are fighting over a certain area of the sea to catch fish to make a living, they are joined together to discuss how they can come to terms and share that area of the sea. 3. Traditional argument is an arguer trying to convince one single person or a mass amount of audience to change from their own point of view and agree with the arguer, and to side with his point of views. An example of traditional argument is a person running for governor of a state. He will try to persuade the people that are not siding with him currently, and change their mind to vote for him. Another example would be a teenager is convincing his parents to buy him something. He would try to change their minds by telling them how he will work hard in school after his parents buy him that said something. Consensual argument usually focuses on argument. Consensual argument is two parties trying to come to a solution for a problem. Two villages fighting over a certain area of the sea to catch fish to make a living, they are joined together to discuss how they can come to terms and

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