What is an argument?
A strong argument tries to persuade the reader to accept a point of view using:
1. A declarative statement of an idea or opinion.
2. Support for the statement: including relevant facts, opinions based on facts and/or careful reasoning.
What is the Analysis of Argument?
Analysis of Argument questions present a short argument on an issue where you discuss how well it is reasoned.
Here is an example of an Analysis of Argument question:
Toads cause warts. I touched a toad last week and now I have a wart; therefore the toad was responsible.
How would you rate the accuracy of the above statement? Support your position with reasons and examples.