Think of yourself as a member of a jury, listening to a lawyer who is presenting an opening argument. You'll want to know very soon whether the lawyer believes the accused to be guilty or not guilty, and how the lawyer plans to convince you. Readers of academic essays are like jury members: before they have read too far, they want to know what the essay argues as well as how the writer plans to make the argument.
Q. How do I use scholarly argument? When you use argument in your writing, you are giving a position or making a claim that connects to a specific topic. Arguments must be (a) supported by