Argument Of Outliers By Malcolm Gladwell

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In Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, he uses argument as his tool to educate readers about the path to success. An argument consists of a claim, coherent and persuasive discourse, and a conclusion; Gladwell’s novel conforms to this description precisely. The author first makes his claim that successful people are not successful because of work ethic or intelligence alone, but that they are a culmination of many specific traits and rare opportunities. Outliers then holds the debate in its 9 chapters. Chapters back his claim in many ways. Many of the chapters give the success story of someone with the perfect opportunities and some intelligence, then, on the contrary, some chapters give the account of an intelligent person with less opportunity,

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