Writing in the Classroom: High School: Argumentative Writing

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  1. aesthetic
    characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
  2. analysis
    literary criticism considering the structure of a text
  3. commentary
    a written explanation or criticism or illustration
  4. interpretation
    a mental representation of the meaning of something
  5. generalization
    an idea or conclusion having broad application
  6. bias
    a partiality preventing objective consideration of an issue
  7. implication
    a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
  8. inference
    a conclusion you can draw based on known evidence
  9. nuance
    a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
  10. implicit
    suggested though not directly expressed
  11. explicit
    precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable
  12. formality
    compliance with set rules
  13. ambiguity
    unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning
  14. fallacy
    a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
  15. logical fallacy
    an error in reasoning that undermines an argument
Created on July 29, 2022 (updated August 2, 2022)

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