Argumentative Essay Examples

How our life stage developments parallel what society expects

In this essay, I propose to examine the Adolescent stage in development, in order to determine what is expected of the developing teenager, in regards to the rest of society. It will critically investigate many aspects of an adolescents’ life, in terms of relationships with their peers, as well as how they view themselves. It […]

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Sam Spade and Brigid O’shaughnessy

The novel entitled “The Maltese Falcon,” published in the year 1930 and written by a great American Author named Samuel Dashiell Hammett, is one of the most distinguished detective novels that has ever been written and adopted in the big screen presentation. Hammett, as an author and a prolific writer, is widely known for his […]

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The Double Bind of Gender Inequality in Capital Punishment Case

Many groups in American history have traveled various paths to challenge the one dimensional thinking that has been etched in our cultural thought process due to the Constitutional language this country was built on. While these pathways have their individual twists and turns, they all have intersected for the common cause of equality. Hispanic, African […]

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A Comparative Analysis of Two Viewpoints

“A First Amendment Junkie” by Susan Jacoby and “Let`s Put Pornography Back in the Closet” by Susan Brownmiller are both illustrative essay that present the subjective views of the stated authors on the issue of feminine depiction in pornography and constitutional rights of free speech and expression. Susan Jacoby observe the issue of freedom of […]

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The Battles of Gettsyburg

1. In this story about pacifism, Douglas P. Lackey explains the ethics of murder. In a quote, Lackeys makes a very argumentative statement. He states, “If the congress decides to set a speed limit of 55 miles per hour on federal highways, more people will die than if Congress sets the speed limit at 45 […]

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Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God

Through the use of a negative connotation, an angry tone, and fearful figurative language Jonathan Edwards attempts to persuade the audience that without being born again you will be condemned to hell. This excerpt from “Sinners in the Hands of an angry God” written by Jonathan Edwards is very argumentative and attempts a high level […]

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Milagro Beanfield War

The Milagro Beanfield War is a contemporary film written by John Nichols and directed by Robert Redford. It was produced by a Latino film maker, Moctesuma Esparza. The movie introduces the Mexican American population stories, history and sheds light on their culture. It is set a fictional town in Northern New Mexico and deals with […]

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Abnormal Psychology Past And Present Flashcard

Chapter 1 Abnormal Psychology Past and Present: What is abnormality? Patterns of psychological abnormality usually follow the four D’s: deviance, distress, dysfunction, and danger. What is the difference between abnormal behavior and psychological disorder? Abnormal behavior is behavior that is statistically infrequent while psychological disorder is behavioral, emotional, or cognitive dysfunctions that are unexpected in […]

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Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions

America, as we know it today, has formed to be such a strong and free country because of its past. Decades ago, America wasn’t as “free” as it is today. People, especially men, acted unfair towards women. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, along with a few other women, wrote one of America’s most important documents, Declaration of […]

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Balthazar’s Marvelous Afternoon

Marquez’s story about a poor carpenter and his magnificent birdcage has been the object of much critique and the presumed underlying connotations of this fable-like tale have been subjected to such detailed scrutiny as to border on the absurd. When reading stories of this caliber, we are faced with two possible ways of assessing them. […]

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Obesity Is Not a Disease

On June 18 the American Medical Association voted to categorize obesity as a disease, moving the condition above its past designation as a major health concern. I disagree with this decision. The AMA said in a memo that more widespread recognition of obesity as a disease “could result in greater investments by government and the […]

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Summary of Deborah Tannen’s the Argument Culture

Have we become a world that has forgotten how to listen and debate? Why are people so quick to argue? Everyone wants to prove their point these days. In “The Argument Culture,” Deborah Tannen discusses how today’s society no longer honors the noble American tradition of debate. She explains how we no longer want to […]

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The Missing Piece of My Life

There’s something so intense about falling in love. It’s this all natural high, which you become so addicted to. It’s a gentle brush of a hand and the immediate embarrassing thought process that follows of wondering if it was on purpose, or the ever intense butterflies fluttering around in your stomach every time you see […]

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A Flipped Classroom: Argument Analysis

During class reviewing the three argumentative strategies, Classical, Toulmin, and Rogerian, each of them differed from one another. For this research project an article that seemed like a Classical argumentative style paper. Though it being Classical was fairly successful then again it could also pass for Toulmin’s argumentative style because of how the conclusion was […]

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Argumentative Veganism

There is no doubt that Veganism is a complex and highly controversial issue. Veganism is primarily known as a type of diet; one that excludes all animal products and byproducts as dairy, eggs, and honey. Basically, there are two groups of vegans. One of them lives the vegan lifestyle for ethical reasons the other for […]

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John Rawl vs Robert Nozick

John Rawls’ system of justice (Welfare liberalism) is at odds with Robert Nozick’s Classical liberalist position. Argumentatively discuss. There is a variety of perception on economic or distributive justice, material goods and services have no intrinsic value but are valuable only if they are shared. My essay is a critique and argument of John Rawl’s […]

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Dualism and Determinism

It is now 21st century and people are yet to conclude the debate over the ideas that Rene Descartes, the denizen of the French philosophers, raised in 17th century through his philosophical works like “A Discourse on Method” or “The Meditations”. Through them he set out to determine the limits of human reason as means […]

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The use of definition in Peter Fussell’s Stigmatic Uniforms

Extended definition not only defines but clearly explains the phrase. Extended definition has two elements. One is short to briefly concise about the topic while other is explanation. An extended element of definition is described with some more elaborations while remaining in the borderline of definition. Elements of extended definition include brief concise meaning, a […]

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Analysis of the Declaration of Independence

As a testament of a nation’s democratic foundations, the Declaration of Independence is arguably the most significant document in American History. Penned by Thomas Jefferson and the parliamentary government at the time, the document persuasively argues for the separation of the united colonies of America from the rule of the British Monarch. The document is […]

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Einstein quote, Argumentative essay

‘It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.’ – Albert Einstein I thought that the best way to understand such a topic would be to ask the most obvious question. What is humanity? The dictionary states humanity to be the human race, human nature and of being humane and benevolent. It […]

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Aromatherapy

This research is devoted to Aromatherapy. This topic was chosen due to the fact that out of diverse complimentary and alternative medicines (CAM) aromatherapy is claimed to have become “the consumer buzzword of the 21st century” (Warda, 2002). The goals of the paper are to review and analyze the existing body of knowledge on advantages […]

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