Lesson: Introduction to the Argument Essay

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In an issue essay can i give fictitious examples to buttress my points?
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Sure, but don't use examples that can be fact-checked.

For example, it would be a bad idea to claim that Albert Einstein invented the iPhone.
However, claiming that your 90-year-old grandmother still plays tennis would be fine.

Cheers,
Brent

I think fictitious examples can really work out in your favor, particularly personal examples. I don't think the essay evaluators do any serious, in-depth fact-checking (except for really crazy assertions).

I had a good laugh there. Thanks Brent.

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