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Arguing With Evidence. Learning from the Most Famous Failed Argument in American History. The Most Successful Convincer Ever The Pied Piper of Hamlin. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOHd-lufJRs. Why was the Piper so successful?. He knew his audience He made a specific, clear claim

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Arguing with evidence

Arguing With Evidence

Learning from the Most Famous Failed Argument in American History


The most successful convincer ever the pied piper of hamlin

The Most Successful Convincer EverThe Pied Piper of Hamlin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOHd-lufJRs


Why was the piper so successful

Why was the Piper so successful?

  • He knew his audience

  • He made a specific, clear claim

  • He used evidence to support his claim

  • He stayed on track

  • He used a combination of appeals

  • He reinforced his position


Definition of a piper

Definition of a Piper

  • a charismatic person who attracts followers

  • offers strong enticement

  • a leader


Never heard of a piper before

Never Heard of a Piper Before?


Actually the idea of a piper as a leader has been around for a long time

Actually, the idea of a Piper as a leader has been around for a long time.


Popular culture references

Popular Culture References

Example 1: Listen at the 3 minute mark and the 5 minute mark.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHFxncb1gRY

Example 2: Listen to the first minute or so.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qS-7EPDR-PY


But what does this have to do with writing essays

But what does this have to do with writing essays?


When you write you must still act like a piper

When you write, you must still act like a Piper

Prepare the Reader

Introduce the Claim

Provide the Evidence

Explain & Connect the Evidence

Reinforce the Claim


Arguing with evidence

If you do not act like a Pied Piper when you argue, your reader will not follow you anywhere.


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