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                                          PURPOSE:

   What are you as the writer trying to accomplish?
   Are you trying to persuade the audience to take some action? Change their minds?
    Reconsider or think about something? Inspire? Communicate a particular experience?
   Why is this topic important to you as the writer? To the community?

                                          APPEALS:

   What are your assumptions and beliefs about this topic?
   Do you have something to gain from the acceptance of your idea?
   Do you have any biases?
   How are you going to establish yourself as a person qualified to write on this subject?
   How do you plan to show yourself as trustworthy and reasonable?
   What angle of vision do you plan to use? Will this angle of vision be appropriate for your
    audience?
   Will you use Pathos or emotional appeals? If so, how will you use them fairly and
    effectively?
   Will you be appealing to certain values or beliefs that your audience holds dear? What are
    they?
   Will you need to concede any points to the audience to ensure they view you as reputable? If
    so what are these arguments?
   How will you plan to deal with any concessions you might make?
   What kind of evidence or arguments do you think will be most likely to persuade the
    audience?
   Is your evidence current? From reputable sources?


                                            POINT:

What is your message? (This will be your thesis.) For the Documented Essay, the opposition
should go in the introductory subordinate clause; ie, “Although Brussel Sprouts are nutritious,
they are unpalatable, odiferous and expensive.”

                                         AUDIENCE:

   Who is your audience?
   What are their beliefs, needs or values?
   What are their biases?
   How will you deal with these biases?
   What kind of evidence will you need to use to persuade the audience?

				
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