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Chapter 14. Why Not See It My Way?: Pers... > A + B = C: Appeal to Reason - Pg. 155

Why Not See It My Way?: Persuasion and Argumentation 155 Word Watch Writing that appeals specifically to reason is often called argumentation. · Body.States each logical argument by presenting supporting evidence. Disarms the opposition, establishes the writer's credibility, and sets an effective tone. · Conclusion.Restates your argument and summarizes your main points. Here's an example of a logical argument constructed this way. It's in the form of a cover letter to accompany a resumé. 3 Covered Bridge Road Los Angeles, CA 90039 April 4, 2000 Mr. Juan Perez, Manager