I take my dog Oskar to work with me nearly every day.
He rides in a trailer that I tow behind my bike 2.5 miles uphill to the Kibin office.
A bigger assignment and/or topic will require more reasons and paragraphs.
A smaller assignment and/or topic will require fewer reasons and paragraphs.
In addition, each persuasive reason you offer should be supported by a fact or an example.
Body Paragraph 1Now that you have outlined your reasons and supporting facts and examples, it’s time to seal the deal in your essay’s conclusion.
I’m talking about bestowing actual human rights on to my favorite animal: dogs.1. In my example, I’m specifically speaking to dog owners who live in Portland, Oregon. Here is where you get to the meat of your persuasive essay and define the exact viewpoint that you want your audience to adopt.
For example, “For all Portland dog companions who have ever been turned away from a restaurant, disallowed access to transit, or rejected from a public park, it’s time to stand up for your pet’s rights—and your rights too! Much as you would in an argumentative essay, you must take a stance on your topic.
For the purpose of this blog post, I’m including three example reasons.
Each reason you come up with can be emotionally charged, logically irrefutable, or ethically binding—so long as it’s persuasive.