Assignment 4.4: Using persuasive language (2)

Purpose of the assignment

You will practice improving the persuasiveness of an earlier version of a text you wrote.

Subject matter

  • Section 4.4


Additional assignment 3.4 asked you to write a text in which you would support or refute the idea of an obligatory social service for all young people in your country.

  • Rewrite this text in order to make it more persuasive for readers who have not yet decided on their own position.
  • For each of the techniques presented in section 4.4, discuss if you have applied it in this new text or not.
    • If so, why and how?
    • If not, why not?