I went into a lot of detail about the importance of picking sides in my post . Picking a side is pretty much the whole entire point of an argumentative essay.
How, though, do we in a paper, where there is only one of us, the writer? The argumentative essay has to take into consideration the fact that the writer is the only one who has permission to speak; he or she holds the floor, the gavel, and the microphone all at once. What counts in an argumentative essay, then, is the writer's ability to create a sense of interior debate, of allowing other voices their say, and maintaining equilibrium among those voices. It's a matter of fairness and reasonableness.
HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY
essay writing tips are more or less a dime a dozen when it comes to putting everything together. Two of the most important tips when writing an argumentative essay are: