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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Learning from the Most Famous Failed Argument in American History
Example 1: Listen at the 3 minute mark and the 5 minute mark.
Example 2: Listen to the first minute or so.
Prepare the Reader
Introduce the Claim
Provide the Evidence
Explain & Connect the Evidence
Reinforce the Claim
If you do not act like a Pied Piper when you argue, your reader will not follow you anywhere.