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Persuasive Essay: Football

- Once again, after a successful season, Shadle Park was defeated by a Big 9 school in the first game of the regional tournament. This reoccurring event has led many to believe that the four year football program puts GSL students at a disadvantage compared to other districts. A junior high school football program would not only increase the competitiveness of the students but also have more important consequences. As far as football goes, the GSL has become the laughing stock of the state. No team in the entire GSL has entered into the state tournament more than ten times....   [tags: Persuasive Essay]

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Persuasive Essay: The Holocaust

- My reaction to the Holocaust was devastating. It is one example of bad things happening to good people. The mass murdering of so many Jews is just disgusting and also because it was done for basically no reason. As this was a true event many sources or witnesses are available to express their views, feelings and emotions of themselves and those who survived this terrible tragedy. I will demonstrate examples of Jews who have survived what they have been through and what they think about God....   [tags: Persuasive Writing]

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Persuasive Essay: Defend Your Choice

- Defend Your Choice Roe v. Wade: the Supreme Court case legalizing a woman's right to choose abortion has been around our entire lives. In 27 years, memories of back alley clinics have faded - the past is past, right. Wrong. It's too soon to start taking reproductive freedoms for granted. The next president will appoint two or three Supreme Court justices, potentially changing the Court's position on this pivotal case. George W. Bush supports the Republican call for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortions; do you think he, if elected, would appoint pro-choice justices....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Writing Persuasive or Argumentative Essays

- In persuasive or argumentative writing, we try to convince others to agree with our facts, share our values, accept our argument and conclusions, and adopt our way of thinking. Elements toward building a good persuasive essay include * establishing facts to support an argument * clarifying relevant values for your audience (perspective) * prioritizing, editing, and/or sequencing the facts and values in importance to build the argument * forming and stating conclusions * "persuading" your audience that your conclusions are based upon the agreed-upon facts and...   [tags: Writing an Essay]

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Writing Persuasive or Argumentative Essays

- In persuasive writing, a writer takes a position FOR or AGAINST an issue and writes to convince the reader to believe or do something. Persuasive writing is often used in advertisements to get the reader to buy a product. It is also used in essays and other types of writing to get the reader to accept a point of view. In order to convince the reader you need more than opinion; you need facts or examples to back your opinion. So, be sure to do the research. Persuasive writing follows a particular format....   [tags: Writing an Essay]

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Writing Persuasive or Argumentative Essays

- Everyone needs to know how to write a persuasive essay. It's actually not as difficult as it seems. Give yourself time. Trying to cram an entire 5 paragraph persuasive essay within 100 minutes is not a good idea. Allow yourself enough time to brainstorm, write, and proofread. Put as much effort into your paper as you can in the time period you are given, including the steps below. Brainstorm. Writing a persuasive essay is very much like writing an ordinary paper. Of course, before you begin, you have to come up with a good solid view, a foundation which you can base your entire paper on....   [tags: Writing an Essay]

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Persuasive Advertising Messages

- I will use the central route to persuasion because we are providing a high-involvement service. We want to show advertisements with strong, well documented issue- relevant arguments that encourage cognitive processing. The type of source I will use is informal sources because from reading the articles on Curves the formal sources thinks that Curves work-out plan is not effective. So we want opinion leaders to get our name out to the public. For the message appeal I will use factual appeal because for Curves it will be more effective in persuading my target audience....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Persuasive Essay on Electoral Colleges

- Persuasive Essay on Electoral Colleges In the United States we are all guaranteed one vote per person. Everyone has an equal voice in electing the people that serve in the government. Every four years during the month of November citizens of America go to the polls to vote for a president and vice-president of the United States. Am I right. Not really. They actually vote for electors that then vote for our president. It makes me wonder, "Are we a democracy?" Having the Electoral College defeats its purpose....   [tags: Papers]

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Persuasive Essay: The Need for Stronger Gun Control Laws

- Switzerland has compulsory gun ownership for military age males, yet it has a far lower murder rate than the U.S. But Switzerland also has far stricter gun control laws. Even so, Switzerland has the second highest rate of handgun ownership and handgun murders in the industrialized world, after the U.S. Switzerland is frequently cited as an example of a country with high gun ownership and a low murder rate. However, Switzerland also has a high degree of gun control, and actually makes a better argument for gun regulation than gun liberalization....   [tags: Persuasive Essay, Argumentative]

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Persuasive Essay: America Needs Gun Control

- Imagine enjoying a movie at Cinema 10, eating a meal at Taco Bell, or even sitting in a history class at Carman-Ainsworth High School while people all around you are carrying loaded guns. Although this may seem unbelievable, it is possible because the second amendment of the United States Constitution gives citizens the right to possess and carry guns. It is understandable that Americans would want to possess guns such as shotguns and rifles for the popular sport of hunting. However, it is ridiculous that our government would allow people to carry handguns....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Persuasive Speech: Aggressive Driving Should be Avoided

- Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that aggressive driving should be avoided. Introduction I.Attention Getter: Speeding, tailgating, giving the finger and outright violence. Each day Americans grow more and more likely to take out their personal frustrations on other drivers. It is called aggressive driving and it is on the incline. II. Definition: Driving is a curious combination of public and private acts. A car isolates a driver from the world even as it carries him through it. The sensation of personal power is intoxicating....   [tags: Persuasive Speech, Argumentative Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: Everyone Should Donate Blood

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience to donate blood Introduction: I. Imagine your father has just suffered a heart attack and must undergo open-heart surgery in order to repair the damage. II. Imagine your little nephew or niece baby was born with a heart defect and required daily transfusions of blood in order to have a chance at survival. III. Imagine your best friend has just been diagnosed with leukemia, a disease requiring regular transfusions of platelets. IV. Not very nice images are they, but these things happen and unfortunately some of you may even have experienced them already....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: I Should Be the Next Class President

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that I should be the next class President The 16th president Abraham Lincoln once said "Character is like a tree and reputation is like a Shadow. The shadow is what we think of it, the tree is the real thing." I feel like Public School #23 has a character of its own....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Envision: Persuasive Writing in a Visual World

- Envision: Persuasive Writing in a Visual World Envision: Persuasive Writing in a Visual World, is most certainly a book that more than lives up to its title. Envision is basically a book that covers both persuasive writing strategies, as well as the use of visual rhetoric. Other topics covered by the Envision book include developing research questions and ideas, finding research sources, working in collaborative groups, and other writing topics. It is a how to manual... how to become a more developed and more disciplined writer....   [tags: Book Writing Education Papers]

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Persuasive Speech: America Needs a Uniform National Gun Policy

- Topic: Gun Policy Specific Purpose: to persuade my audience that a uniform national gun policy is necessary. Thematic statement/ central ideas: A uniform national gun policy is necessary because the gun policies vary from state to state, the lack of a policy allows innocent death, and costs the public money. INTRODUCTION: ATTENTION GAINING DEVICE: Let me tell you a short story. At 11:10 AM, on Tuesday, April 20th, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold arrived in the parking lot a few minutes before lunch “A” began....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech ]

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Persuasive Speech: We Must Stop Giving Money to Charities

- We Must Stop Giving Money to Charities 1: Introduction 1: In a story in the New York Times written by David Barstow. It’s estimated that over 1.6 billion dollars have been raised by charity organizations since the attacks on Sept 11th. That money has been raised for victims of that tragic day…..But where has all the money gone. 2: I started this speech as a simple exploration into the Red Cross and its Liberty Fund that was established to help victims of the attacks on Sept 11th. Instead I came across information and countless stories of political blunders, red tape, indecision, and the general chaos that has rocked the charity world since that day....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive letter

- Dear Bob: Thanks for meeting with me again last week. I continue to be interested in purchasing the assets of Tower Mart, Inc. If we reach an agreement regarding my purchase, I plan to transfer these assets to a new corporation that I am forming. My new company would then run a convenience store similar to what you are currently operating. I am interested in purchasing the following assets: the inventory, fixtures, equipment, leasehold improvements, and business name. In addition, I will need all necessary licenses and permits transferred to me....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Persuasive Essay:Doctors and Euthanasia

- Doctors and Euthanasia At the center of the euthanasia debate are doctors. In their hands is the authority to act with regard to the early termination of human life. When doctors graduate from medical school, who should decide if they live or die. The parents. The patients. The government. In a perfect world, such a cruel question would never be asked. Not long ago, doctors were seen as an integral part of the community where they practiced. Today, unable to make house calls, relying on exorbitant fees, often able to communicate only with their own kind, physicians are segregated and distanced from their patients and, indeed, from life itself....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Persuasive Speech to Stop Smoking

- Hello my name is ---------and here to persuade you to stop smoking. Smoking is not only bad for health it is also as bad for the people around you. Breathing other people's smoke is called passive, involuntary or secondhand smoking. The non-smoker breathes "sidestream" smoke from the burning tip of the cigarette and "mainstream" smoke that has been inhaled and then exhaled by the smoker. Secondhand smoke is a major source of indoor air pollution.How does this affect the passive smoker....   [tags: Papers Cigarettes Tobacco Argumentative Essays]

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A Persuasive Essay Against School Uniforms

- High school is typically a time when kids begin to distinguish themselves from one another. Students begin to develop their own sense of personal style, desperately trying to both fit in and stand out simultaneously. Being self-conscious and often lacking the confidence needed to assert themselves, teens are forced to use clothing and outward appearance as the means to manifest this individuality. Thus, students should not be forced to wear uniforms to school. Standard uniforms are unproven deterrents to student violence; are a "Band-Aid" to cover up the real problems faced by children and teens; and they violate students' right of self-expression, depriving them of their search for identity...   [tags: School Uniforms Argumentative]

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Persuasive Essay: Gun Control Contradicts the Second Amendment

- Gun control has been a hot topic for very long time. People on the anti- gun control side believe that gun ownership is a Constitutional right backed by the Second Amendment. The anti-gun believe that you should be able to posses and own any firearm. They also believe that gun laws only restrict the law abiding citizens. Pro-gun control believe that guns are the backbone to our crime problem. They also believe that gun laws help keep guns of the street and deter crime. The Second Amendment reads," A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed" (Caplan p32)....   [tags: 2nd Amendment Constitution The Right To Bear Arms]

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Persuasive Essay: England Must Stop Illegal Immigrants

- If we, as a country don’t decrease the amount of immigrants in this country the population will be overrun by a lot of people who shouldn’t be here. I say a lot of people because a large number of immigrants have valid reasons for living in England. One of the main issues with illegal immigrants is that they work for a very small amount of money. They are doing the same quality job as your average tradesman but for a huge amount less. This means that most citizens are choosing to employ these less expensive workers....   [tags: Papers Agains Immigration Essays UK England]

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Persuasive Speech: Steroid Use Among Athletes

- My issue over the concern of athletes have been struggling with the usage of steroids has widely spread among athletes and others; not only do steroids give an athlete a hard times but it’s also an unfair advantage to the other athletes and what they’ve accomplish. “Besides making muscles bigger, anabolic steroids may help athletes recover from a hard workout more quickly by reducing the amount of muscle damage during the session” (“Steroids in Sports”,2005). Now a days steroids are everywhere as an athlete....   [tags: Performance-enhancing Drugs]

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Commentary on Persuasive Speeches

- Commentary on Persuasive Speeches In order to begin this piece of work we looked at persuasive speeches in our lessons. These speeches were from famous people, such as Hitler and Tony Blair. However, my personal inspiration came from a speech from Diana Princess Of Wales, entitled, 'Women and children with aids.' This acted as a style model for my final piece and gave me the basis for my ideas. As well as this it helped in my planning, as I could see which techniques were the most effective and how to craft the piece for maximum effect....   [tags: Papers]

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Persuasive Speech: Don't Blindly Seek Fame and Fortune

- It is possible to go through your entire life without exploring the meaning of life. But I can't see how a person can direct one hundred percent of their efforts throughout their life to one philosophy without asking themselves the big question. If you don't know what you are doing something for, isn't it hard to get enthusiastic about it. Unless, of course, the activity is inherently enjoyable. Let's do a quick survey. Hands up those that think a life spent without goals is pointless. How about a person who doesn't achieve any of her goals, a failure....   [tags: Persuasive Speech, Argumentative Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: Ferrets Make Good Pets

- Introduction: I. Ferrets are amusing creatures that can make good pets. II. Many people would be interested in a low maintenance pet that is softer than a turtle and more affectionate than a goldfish. III. I currently have three ferrets. I got my first one about five years ago. I found my second and third ferrets a couple of years later at the Oregon Ferret Shelter, where I ended up adopting them for a modest price. I have also volunteered at the shelter now and then and have learned a lot about them....   [tags: Persuasive Speech, Argumentative Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: We Must Control Air Pollution

- PURPOSE: To persuade my audience that we must take action now to control air pollution The topic I have chosen for today is something we all take for granted-the air. Most of us hardly ever think about it. It's just something we take for granted. But the air we breathe carries pollutants that can be bad for our health. People with sensitivities, like those who have asthma, or the elderly, and also athletes are especially vulnerable to unhealthy levels of air pollution....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: I Should Be the Next School Prefect

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that I should be the next school prefect I would like to take this opportunity to run for school prefect. I believe true leadership is a quality many aspire to have, and only a few truly obtain, because in order to become a leader you must first learn to follow. I believe over the past four years this school has given me the knowledge, education and understanding to fulfil the qualities to become a prefect....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: You Can Stop the Genocide in Darfur

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience to get involved and to help stop the genocide in Darfur Introduction I stand before you a white male, who has not experienced much of this world; I am but fifteen years old. I have little knowledge of our societies and how we work yet it is obvious how the political powers think and how they operate the world. We should not be thinking with only greed in our minds, we should not be thinking only of benefits to ourselves, we should think of our fellow brothers and sisters....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: We All Should Support Mandatory Drug Testing in Schools

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience to support random and mandatory drug testing in schools and to encourage my audience to maintain a drug-free environment in school Introduction: I. Have you ever entered your school to see men in uniform processing drug tests to all students of your school, your friends, and even people you might know who do drugs. Have you ever thought about getting caught if you’ve had taken drugs or alcohol recently. II. Mandatory and Random drug testing in schools are being more used today in our society....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Techniques Used by Henry in Act Four Scene Three in Shakespeare's Henry V

- Persuasive Techniques Used by Henry in Act Four Scene Three in Shakespeare's Henry V Henry's speech is well prepared; he uses various key features in a persuasive leader. Before Henry starts of he is able to turn weakness into strengths. He immediately identifies what is wrong with his soldiers, the larger French army. King Henry commences by giving his soldiers confident advice, he says 'if we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country's loss.' Essentially this means that the fewer who die the better for our country, because the less loss of lives....   [tags: Papers]

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Persuasive essay on Hard Work

- Hard work is challenging work. But why does it have to be challenging work. Because challenging work, when intelligently chosen, pays off. It’s the work that people of lesser character will avoid. And if you infer that I’m saying people who avoid challenging work have a character flaw, you’re right… and a serious one at that. If you avoid challenging work, you avoid doing what it takes to succeed. To keep your muscles strong or your mind sharp, you need to challenge them. To do only what’s easy will lead to physical and mental flabbiness and very mediocre results, followed by a great deal of time and effort spent justifying why such flabbiness is OK, instead of stepping up and taking on som...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Illegal Immigration Persuasive Speech

- Immigration reform is one of the most active and discussed topics right now in American Politics. Mr. Speaker, you are being presented with a unique opportunity to embrace and lead the charge in this reform. The United States is a nation of immigrants. It was built and carried by people who migrated all over the world because they believed in the American Dream. The American Dream is not dead, and immigrants can and will continue to be an incredible positive side to this beautiful nation. But the truth remains, Immigration policies are incredibly outdated and xenophobic....   [tags: America, Bill, Bipartisan]

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Chemical Warfare Persuasive Reasearch Essay

- The purpose of this essay is to deal with the fact that chemical warfare should be brought back to modern warfare strategies. As Warren Rudman said, “And they will tell you unequivocally that if we have a chemical or biological attack or a nuclear attack anywhere in this country, they are unprepared to deal with it today, and that is of high urgency.” Rudman’s words are true in what they say and that we should do everything to counter-act his statement. Biological weapons are a key to outstanding success in war and therefore, I strongly suggest that chemical warfare is an effective and producible weapon tactic that can be used on today’s battlefield....   [tags: Military History]

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Persuasive Techniques Used in Rolex Advertisements

- ... And not only is he a professional athlete but also a successful worldwide recognized fashion model with his wife. And therefore, Rolex took advantage of his image and its power over the American consumers. The creator uses ethos to show the credibility of the product by using a celebrity on the advertisement so when people view the advertisement, they will most likely tend to believe that successful people wear Rolex watches. Without even reading the writing on the advertisement, seeing Beckham’s face connected with Rolex gives the company credibility in those that know and like him....   [tags: beckham. watches, valuable]

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Persuasive Writing Paper: Gene Therapy

- Imagine that one day your son or daughter get diagnosed with a terminal disease and the doctor tells you that you can try to use Gene Therapy to save them except it is an experiment so it might be risky. Even though this might not happen because it is a new technique and isn't funded for hospital use you can still have knowledge about it if you read this paper. Gene Therapy is a process where they take healthy DNA or Stem Cells and use them on damaged or infected versions to make them healthy again....   [tags: terminal disease, experiment ]

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Persuasive Speech: Who Should Pay for Public School?

- “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want.” (Robert A. Heinlein) This is what is currently happening to families that do not use their local public school system. Private school families, childless families, and families that no longer have children in school should not have to pay public school taxes for their local township. This is because, unlike public school users, these families do not use this particular public service. Therefore, these families should not be required to pay public school taxes....   [tags: public, private, school, taxes]

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Argumentative and Persuasive Essay: Should School Start Later?

- Don't you hate waking up early for school in the morning. Most high school students wake up before the sun rises just to become ready for school. Teenage brains do not begin to function that early considering many are tired from staying up late the previous night. The National Sleep Foundation reported that most teens do not retain enough shuteye, one study found that only 15% reported sleeping eight 1/2 hours on school nights. That fact was extremely true for me when I attended high school. I barely was able to wake up, get dressed, and be in school on time since I was so tired....   [tags: high school students, attendance]

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The Persuasive Text

- The purpose of a persuasive text is to change or alter the viewpoint of the reader for it to agree with the author’s perspective. The intention of this specific text is to persuade the reader to help end poverty today by joining ‘Make Poverty History’ and it uses persuasive language and techniques to do this – this essay will explain the effect on the reader and will focus on analysing persuasive language. Pronouns are an effective persuasive language technique because they address the reader directly....   [tags: persuasive text]

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Persuasive Speech : Persuasive Skills

- Persuasive skills are becoming more and more important in today’s workplace. You as a business student need to understand the effective techniques needed to influence your fellow employees and bosses on the job. Persuasion can change the whole mindset of a company’s employees and employers and it can change how a business runs thing; this is why persuasive skills are such important skills to have. Persuasion can be conveyed face-to-face or through other ways such as Internet or TV. To be an effective persuader, you first need to understand what persuasion is....   [tags: Persuasion, Regulatory Focus Theory, Need, Want]

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Persuasive Speech: Everyone Should Use a Seat Belt While in a Car

- TOPIC Why we should use seatbelt when driving a car SPECIFIC PERPOSE To persuade my audience to use the seat belt in car. CENTRAL IDEA There are three reasons why we should use seat belt when driving which are preventing death when an accident occurs, cultivate themselves too not violate the law and protecting our passengers. INTRODUCTION I. Seatbelt is a very important component when we all drive a car or other vehicle. The main purpose of seat belts is to provide greater safety to the driver when driving car but at the moment, people do not care about the importance of wearing seatbelt....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Writing Persuasive Essay Writing

- Persuasive Essay Writing. Main mistakes to avoid. What is persuasive essay. What is the purpose of persuasive essay writing. Persuasive essay writing can also be referred to as an argumentative essay. This is because it uses argument and cognition to drive a point home that one idea is more valid than another idea. It also tries to convince a reader to embrace a certain idea. Therefore in persuasive essay, what are persuasive are the arguments one tries to put across in order for his or her point to be adopted....   [tags: Essay, Writing, Five paragraph essay, Persuasion]

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Persuasive Letter For Writing Persuasive Messages

- Persuasive message are written with the intent to change a reader’s attitude, beliefs, or action in your favor. In business, persuasive messages may involve requests regarding products and services (sales situations), or other non-sales situations such as requests for claims and adjustments, requests for change in policy, for change in performance, or requests for personal contribution. This paper explores the similarities in the recommended techniques for writing persuasive business messages, irrespective of the overall discipline for which the messages are written....   [tags: Regulatory Focus Theory, Persuasion, Audience]

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Persuasive Speech: Why Be an Organ Donor

- Specific Purpose Statement: to persuade General-purpose statement: to persuade my audience to become organ donors and sign up online Central Idea: my central idea are what organ donation is and how it works, arguments against organ donation and refutations, and how to become an organ donor and benefits of organ donation Good evening, everyone I want to start by doing a quick poll, just raise your hand once I asked the question. Has anyone here ever saved a life from ending. If a good portion say, “you can save even more people by becoming an organ donor.” If not a good portion say “who here will save someone’s life if it is as easy as writing two word?” You are all in luck....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: Against Gun Control

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that each individual must take responsibility for his or her own actions. The must not blame guns for problems caused by people. . . Attention Grabber: Gun control isn't about guns, its about control . Body of Speech . I'd like to read a quote by our 3rd president Thomas Jefferson. "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants, they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an...   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: Do Not Eat Fast Food

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade the audience not to eat fast food. Relevance: You all have probably experienced fast food sometime throughout your life. Credibility: The first thing that comes to mind when mentioning fast food is greasy, oily, unhealthy garb, yet most of us consume junk food on a daily basis anyway. There are over 300,000 different fast food restaurants in the US. People frequent them because of convenience (quick and usually cheap). In such a fast-paced society, people are eating more fast food than ever before (Stefanov, Sebastien)....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: Everyone is Entitled to a Fair Trial

- No doubt you've probably heard the term 'innocent until proven guilty' once or twice in your life. Although this concept isn't directly stated in the constitution, it is absolutely indispensable to our justice system; but with the rise of communication through technology in recent years, it is not always a right that's guaranteed. Every American in the United States is entitled to a fair trial, but with the ever increasing prevalence of social media in every day life are our trials really fair....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: We Must Prevent Teen Pregnancy

- I. Attention/Introduction: A. Attention Getter: The amount of teenagers that get pregnant around the age of 15 through 17 is quite concerning. Even though most Teenage Pregnancies are unintentional, it still means that there are chances of them becoming pregnant. B. Credibility: (history of your issue)”3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before the age of 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year. From 1990 to 2008, the teen pregnancy rate decreased 42 percent....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: You Should Travel to Nepal

- Good Afternoon everyone; My presentation topic today is: why you should travel Nepal. Let's begins with Bob Seger's legendary song: "Kathmandu" I think I'm goin' to Katmandu, That's really really where I'm going to If I ever get out of here That's what I'm gonna do Kkkkkk, Katmandu I think it's really where I'm going to If I ever get out of here I'm goin to Katmandu...... Capital city of Nepal,Kathmandu is as beautiful as this 14 stanzas song. Wedged between the high wall of the Himalaya and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains, a small land-locked country Nepal is a land of snow peaks and Sherpas, yaks and yetis, monasteries and mantras, situated between India and China....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Writing : Stem Majors

- From my experience, I have been struggling with making a strong persuasive case and supporting my claim with enough and proper evidence. It has always been a hindrance for me to find supporting evidence and sufficient amount of evidence to support my claim. In a perspective, this syllabus plan also inspires me of how to further improve my persuasive writing skill. I think that it would be very beneficial to have a persuasive writing English class. Every day there will be some sort of small arguments, or small talks, with persons that you interact with....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Evidence, Skill]

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Persuasive Articles on Gun Control

- Persuasive Articles on Gun Control Persuading an audience can be done in several different fashions, one of which is Hugh Rank’s Model of Persuasion. Rank’s model states that two major strategies are used to achieve the particular goal of persuasion. These strategies are nicely set into two main schemas; the first method is to exaggerate an aspect of something, known as “intensify.” While the second is to discredit it, which is referred to as “downplay.” Al Franken, Jeffrey Snyder, Harlan Ellison, and George Will, have all written persuasive articles about gun control....   [tags: Persuasion Argumentative Gun Control Essays]

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Marijuana Use - A Persuasive Argument

- Richard Lowry has been the editor of National Review since 1997. He joined the magazine’s staff in 1992 after graduating from the University of Virginia, where he edited a conservative monthly magazine called the Virginia Advocate. In 1994, he moved to Washington, D.C. to cover Congress. At 33, Rich Lowry is not what most people expect of the editor of the National Review. Lowry is constantly taking readers by surprise, presenting them with his humor, his depth of knowledge and his enthusiasm....   [tags: Argument Analysis Legal Marijuana]

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Challenge of Persuasive Speaking

- Persuasion is a powerful tool used by people use every. An effective persuasive speaker has the ability to change people’s minds about specific subjects. However, difficulty can arise when the listeners are opposed to the speaker’s idea from the start. Persuasion is a challenge for any speaker, and it is crucial that they are equipped with the proper tools. After reading Chapter 15 of The Art of Public Speaking, I feel that the challenge of persuasive speaking, the target audience, and speeches that gain immediate action are the areas I need to focus on as I prepare to deliver a persuasive speech....   [tags: Public Speaking]

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The Persuasive Tone of The Flea

- The Persuasive Tone of The Flea       John Donne, a member of metaphysical school in the Seventeenth century, exhibited his brilliant talent in poetry. In "The Flea," he showed the passion to his mistress via persuasive attitude. The tone might straightforwardly create playfulness or sinfulness; yet, the poem contains none of either. What impress readers most is situation and device. The situation between the speaker and the audience is persuasion, love or marriage. As to device, the notable parts are diction and rhetoric skills....   [tags: Flea Essays]

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Analysis of Stevenson's Persuasive Communication

- Analysis of Stevenson's Persuasive Communication In "Persuasive Communication," Stevenson examines how the "global communication system offers increasing opportunities for governments, private corporations, and occasionally individuals to reach and influence people around the world" (364). He takes a look at two particular aspects of this process: government engagement in "public diplomacy" or propaganda directed at the citizens of other countries and advertising. I will focus my critique on his analysis of the earlier one....   [tags: International Relations Global Essays Papers]

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Rhetorical Strategies : A Persuasive Message

- A persuasive message tries to convince the audience to agree to the speaker’s position. For instance, the goal of persuasion is to lead. On account of this, persuasion is just a logical and well supported arguments; an argument is the enounce of the orator’s position with the aid of the rhetorical strategies (logos, ethos and pathos).But the question is how to be a successful persuasive speaker. The response is easy, convince the audience or change their behaviour without using any strategy that violate any of the ethical principles....   [tags: Logic, Rhetoric, Inductive reasoning, Argument]

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The Principles Of Persuasive Marketing

- Marketing Persuasion There are many things that go into the processes of running or even simply knowing about a business that you will invest your hard earned money into. All businesses have a goal to sell an idea, product, or service, to their targeted customers, but it is more complex than just mercilessly throwing your goods it at someone and taking their money. One of these complex yet simple concepts is marketing and how it works in the art of persuading people. This may seem simple, and many can argue that if you just “make your stuff sound good” that is all there is to it....   [tags: Regulatory Focus Theory, Persuasion, Sales]

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Persuasive Speech On Gun Control

- Preparing for this persuasive speech took a lot of time and concentration. I specifically struggled with picking a topic at the very beginning due to the fact that I wanted to pick a topic that I felt strongly about. I not only wanted to spread knowledge and persuade others during this speech, I wanted to educate myself as well. Gun control is a topic that has directly impacted my life and many around me although before this speech I didn’t know too much about the gun laws in North Carolina. This speech was an overall success for me however I have many things to improve on....   [tags: Rhetoric, Regulatory Focus Theory, Persuasion]

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Persuasive Speech - Original Writing

- After re-watching my persuasive presentation a few times I was able to effectively critique myself, and what I found was that there were some things that I did well and some things that I did not do well that I did not even notice I was doing during the presentation itself. Although I was happy with how my speech turned out there were multiple aspects such as my introduction, conclusion, deliver, and a few other minor things that could have been improved upon. What I did to try and get the audiences attention was to try and jump right into what I was going to say....   [tags: Rhetoric, Argument, Critical thinking, Logic]

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Introduction to Influence: Persuasive Speaker

- Persuasion: Who, What, and to Whom When people needs to say yes or needs to agree about something else, then persuasion is being used by the speaker while conveying their message. It is the goal of the speaker to make listener’s mind change and agree with him or her (Rhoads, 1997). We can try to understand this world we live in by using social psychology because it explains why people act or behave the way they do. Social psychology is an attempt to explain why people judge other, why they act with such persuasion and intent and why they help others (Feenstra, 2011)....   [tags: social psychology, charm, communicator]

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Persuasive Essay:The Shawshank Redemtion

- Persuasive Essay On The Shawshank Redemption ENGL 1301 Spring 2014 “Keep hope alive!” “Yes. We can.” All of these are slogans of inspiration that define the human spirit. Without hope life would be dull with nothing to work toward in a positive fashion. In the movie The Shawshank Redemption (1994), the director, Frank Darabot, uses time and space to slowly unfold author, Stephen King’s, short story entitled, Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption. Time serves as a dual reference of torture as well as the locale for the slow, eventual achievement of Andy’s escape, his seemingly impossible goal for nearly twenty-eight years....   [tags: literature, Stephen King]

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Utilitarianism As A Powerful And Persuasive Approach

- I see utilitarianism as a powerful and persuasive approach to ethics in philosophy. There are varieties of views discussed but utilitarianism is generally held to be the view that the morally correct action is the action that produces the most good. In its simplest form it is maximizing pleasure while minimizing pain. There are a few ways to think about this claim. One good way to think about is that this theory is a form of consequentialism. The right action is understood basically in terms of consequences produced....   [tags: Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill, Jeremy Bentham]

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Persuasive Speech : Computer Literacy

- Persuasive speech Outline Title: Computer Literacy Specific Purpose: make my audience aspire to be more computer literate. Preview of Main Points: what is computer literacy, how it affects you, and finally what you can do to benefit. Introduction (Attention Getter) Who here believes they know about computers. Well I am sure that with only the exception of a select few in this building most of you could not even tell me what processor is inside your computer, much less be able to repair your computer after a small virus attack....   [tags: Literacy, Multimedia literacy, Computer literacy]

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Persuasive Essay : Video Games

- Persuasive Essay Video games. They provide an escape from reality to explore worlds and realms beyond our own. However there is a lot of controversy surrounding wether or not video games are good for you, many people are under the impression that video games turn kids and adults alike into mindless zombies hellbent on violence but in this essay I aim to convince you that not only is this untrue but that video games are actually beneficial. I’d also like to mention that too much of anything is bad for your health,for example extremely high quantities of broccoli can be toxic....   [tags: Video game, Video game genres, Video game console]

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Persuasive Essay : Sexual Education

- Persuasive Essay Rough Draft: Sexual Education in Public Schools The glamorous side of sex is everywhere; music, tv shows, movies and social media. To a mature adult, it is easy to ignore the sexual messages in those outlets. However, to a teenager, going through mental and physical changes and peer pressure, it is extremely easy to fall for what is shown to “cool.” Everyone has fallen for half truths to be cool in their teenage life. It just so happens that teen pregnancies and STDs are not one of those things that one can simply walk away from....   [tags: Human sexual behavior]

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Persuasive Speech On Gender Issues

- Statement of intent: I am writing a persuasive speech on a Gender issue and the problems associated with them for young audience especially young males to persuade them to agree with my opinion on gender issues Am I unlucky?... Why. Because I am a girl. Because still in this modern world gender issues do exist, they are deeply engrained, they are currently unfair, and the people trying to make them fairer by repressing women backwards instead of giving them the same choices that men have. Gender issues start from an early age, such as with toys and colours....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Female]

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Informative Speech : Persuasive Speech

- Personally, I have never been nervous to speak in public, especially not in front of my peers, and that was a good advantage for me in this class. Not only that, but this class allowed me to show the different ways to express my arguments as well as inform my fellow classmates about topics that matter to me and affect me personally. I always choose a topic that I could relate to and had importance to me or else it would have been difficult to give a speech about something that I didn’t care about and had no in-depth knowledge to captivate my audience and make them thing differently after listening to my speech....   [tags: Rhetoric, Argument, Oratory, Public speaking]

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Persuasive Speech : School Uniforms

- Persuasive Speech: H. 4482 I. Attention: I remember when I was in high school I would wake up every morning dreading the thought of “what am I going to wear today?” I remember seeing girls in school who would always have new clothes and I would wish of a wardrobe with name brand clothes. With my parents having three daughters in school who didn’t require uniform I could just imagine the nightmare it was for them to have to take three girls shopping all the time. II. Credibility: I am not stating that enforcing school uniforms will get rid of all problems a school has but I do know for a fact that schools who don’t enforce it have more problems and school who enforce have less problems to w...   [tags: High school, Education, Dress code, College]

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Romeo And Juliet Persuasive Essay

- Romeo and Juliet Persuasive Essay Romeo and Juliet is a tragic story about a pair of star-crossed lovers whose demises were unexpected to most. However, their deaths were a result of their impulsiveness. It caused their problematic marriage, Romeo’s preventable death, as well as Juliet’s preventable death. Firstly, Romeo and Juliet’s problematic marriage was a result of their impulsiveness. In Verona, the Capulet-Montague feud was infamous: even the servants loathed each other. Therefore, Romeo and Juliet knew of the consequences their marriage would entail since their families dislike each other....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Death, Suicide, Marriage]

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Persuasive Speech On Donate Blood

- Persuasive Speech Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to donate blood. Intro: A. Think about your phone ringing; on the other end of the phone is someone from the hospital your spouse has just been in an accident and they are bleeding profusely. B. Think about if you 're your newborn child was one of the 1,000 babies born every year that are diagnosed with sickle-cell disease. C. Think if your friend just started chemotherapy and will need blood to remove the toxins that are being injected to fight their cancer....   [tags: Blood, Red blood cell, Hematology, HIV]

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Persuasive Essay : ' Remember The Titans '

- Defending Titles Diversely: A Persuasive Essay about the Lack of Diversity in Sports Many Americans have seen or at least heard of the movie “Remember the Titans.” The classic film focuses on a school that is blending black and whites and taking on an African American head coach. The coach knows the importance of winning, but also knows the team must work together to get those wins and have respect for every single person in the locker room. Although coach Boone was still put in a tough situation with the school board and the community, he was able to lead his team, with the help of a white assistant coach, to an undefeated season....   [tags: Black people, African American, Race]

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Persuasive Essay : The Potentiality Argument

- My goal in this essay is to show that Tooley’s response to the Potentiality Argument (that is, the argument formulated in the essay question) is not successful and that the fetus ' potential for a valuable life and future does morally justify extending to it a right to life. I begin with a formulation of the Potentiality Argument. Next, I present Tooley’s response to this argument. Finally, I argue that this response fails to establish the claim that killing a person and letting a person die both have an equal moral standpoint....   [tags: Human, Morality, Religion, Person]

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Persuasive Speech : Pit Bulls

- PERSUASIVE SPEECH GENERAL PURPOSE: To persuade the audience that pit bulls are nice loving dogs. SPECIFIC PURPOSE: To persuade the audience that pit bulls are not naturally dangerous. CENTRAL IDEA: Pit bulls are just like any other dog. It depends on how a pit bull or any other breed of dog is nurtured to determine the characteristics of the dog. Pit bulls are very loving and obedient INTRODUCTION I. Do you have a dog. Does anyone have a pit bull. Well I happy to say that I am a proud owner of 2 blue pits....   [tags: American Pit Bull Terrier, Pit Bull]

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Persuasive Speech: Everyone Should Enroll in a Certification Program

- Topic: Certification Programs General Purpose: To persuade individuals to enroll in a certification program of their choice. Thesis: This speech will cover the many educational alternatives of certification programs in higher education, as well as their advantages. This will include a detailed description of certification courses in Computer, Nursing, and Trucking. Introduction Are you one of millions of people who would like to earn great money in a respectable field of profession, but refuse to sit through 4 full years of a Bachelor’s program....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: Hope Is the Most Powerful Force in the Universe

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that hope is the most powerful force in the universe We gather here at a crucial time, at a turning point in history. Extremist terrorism is on the rise, and America has been fighting multiple wars for as long as I can remember. Yes, pity me, for it is a disheartening time, which is why Aristotle’s bold statement “Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope” fits the motto of this era perfectly....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: Abortion Ends Innocent Human Life

- Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to chose life Abortion is when a mother decides to terminate her pregnancy. Many people have different opinions about this ethical and moral issue....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: We Must Increase the Security of Starbucks Mobile Payment

- TOPIC: The insecurity in the Starbucks mobile payment PURPOSE: To persuade SPECIFIC PURPOSE STATEMENT: To persuade the audience of this speech to increase the security of Starbuck’s user information. Thesis statement: My audience should improve the security measures used in the mobile payment application because it puts customer’s information at risk of exposure to unauthorized person. The solution suggested will ensure that customers will feel safer using a more secure application to conduct their transactions....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: Why You Should Join the Equestrian Team

- General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that they should join the Equestrian Team. Introduction Attention Getter: There are so many activities you can participate in that relieve stress. Imagine a cathartic stress relieving sport where sport equipment is over 1,000 pounds with a mind of its own and your goal is to work as a team to fly over several obstacles. Well that is horseback riding. Speaker Credibility: I, myself, have been riding horses most of my life and have been a member of the equestrian team for the past two years, so I was very interested in the health benefits discovered in a research study....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: The Morning-After Pill Should Be Used for Birth Control

- TITLE: The Morning-After pill. I. Introduction: Attention getting opening: "People have a basic human right to decide the number and spacing of their children and the right to obtain the necessary methods to do so", this was stated by the General Assembly of the United Nations World Conference on Human Rights in 1968 (Mattar). But not all methods are applicable in the countries of the world. Thesis Statement: It is a very sensitive and controversial issue, that's why I’m talking today about the morning after pill....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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My Journal Entry: Persuasive Thinking

- Most of us use the art of persuasive thinking every day in one way or another. However, most of the time we do not even realizes that we are using persuasion to influence that person. Unless we use the power of persuasion intended for whatever purpose such as to sell something or influence your intended target of something. There are many ways to be persuasive, but first must understand a few things such as human nature, thinking carefully and learning to control our emotions. When we are trying to persuade someone to accept our message, we are using the art of persuasion....   [tags: flattery, appealing to pride]

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