Unit 4
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In Unit 4 we study the Causal Argument, a rhetorical form interested in answering questions of effects and causality. The underlying rhetorical structure of the Causal Argument can be expressed as X causes Y, although the ultimate expression of your actual thesis might be phrased more complexly.  At this point in the course, we are well into our study of argument structure and have had considerable practice reading and writing arguments. To our skills of paragraph structure and conclusions, this unit adds the tools of organization and peer reviewing.
The Causal Argument
Causal Argument Topics
Sample Causal Argument
Organizational Exercise
Peer Reviewing
Causal Argument Checklist
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