Counter-Argument: Getting Started

To help us start, tomorrow, in our look at the Counter-Argument and Refutation section of our upcoming Essay 4, I would like you to take a look at the following:

1.Below you will find a document that contains information about counter-arguments and planting a naysayer in one’s essay. It has information followed by TWO exercises. I want you to complete those exercises and post YOUR ANSWERS to a Discussion forum before 11:59 PM tonight entitled: “Planting a Naysayer Exercises” in Blackboard.

DOCUMENT: plantinganaysayer11


2.Below is an example of a BAD insertion of a Counter-Argument. Please read and when we come to class tomorrow, be prepared to tell me what is wrong or falls short in the example below:

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BA in History from Northwestern State, MA in English from Northwestern State, and PhD in Rhetoric from Texas Woman's University. Big into comic books and visual rhetoric. Assistant Professor of English at Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC.

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