Continuous Writing: Argumentative Writing – I
- Meaning of Argumentative Essay
- Examples of Argumentative Essay Questions
- Formal Features
What is an Argumentative Essay?
An argumentative essay is one that requires the writer to present a subject with a view to persuading the reader to agree with the writer’s point of view.
The essence of the essay is an argument and it covers all forms of debate. An argument may be developed to prove a point or to present a viewpoint.
Examples of Argumentative Essay Questions:
1. You are the chief speaker in a school debate the topic of which is: ‘’Public Secondary Schools are better than the Private Ones’’.
Write your speech for or against the topic.
WASSCE, June, 1998.
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