Frank L. Choffi's Argumentation In A Culture Of Discord

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In Frank L. Choffi’s Argumentation in a Culture of Discord, he explains that the media’s poor portrayal of arguments and debates create a misunderstanding of what most students view as writing argumentatively in an analytical essay. Also, the common five paragraph essay further misguides students that are attempting to organize their argumentative college paper in a structured style after the five paragraph paper. Choffi proves that the media illustrates arguments as simply a passionate discord that forces one to chose a single side of the argument and only agree with that side. Inaccurate and elementary, the media 's overly simplified formula of arguing leads to a false sense of instant gratification in writing a paper. Although Choffi’s
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