Argument Analysis: The Case Against Bottled Water

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A piece of editorial can be turn into an academic writing in three ways; changing the point of view, punctuations and emotional expressions can be feasible. Using the editorial “The case Against Bottled Water” by editors Sean Petty and Justin Trudeau as an example. First of all, in the original text, Petty and Trudeau quote “[if] we buy a bottle a day for a toonie from the vending machine, we're spending more than $700 a year on water”(Petty and Trudeau 11), can be change into “if buying a bottle a day for a toonie from the vending machine, more than $700 in a year will be cost on water”; in the act of change a first person P.O.V into a third person P.O.V. Secondly, the punctuations in the editorial are not academical. For example, Petty

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