WEEK ONE: Review Questions 1-8

After carefully reading and taking notes on Chapter 1, test your knowledge by answering the following review questions (found on page 29 of your textbook).

  1. What did you think of when you encountered the word argument before reading this chapter? What do you think now?
  2. Provide three examples of your own to illustrate the statement: "Argument is everywhere." One of your examples should be a visual argument.
  3. Describe traditional and consensual argument. Give two examples of each.
  4. What are some of the conditions necessary for argument to work best?
  5. What are some of the conditions that may cause an argument to fail.
  6. Give two examples of an ethical argument and two examples of an unethical argument.
  7. How has the role of the audience changed in the world of digital argument?
  8. Identify four sources of arguable issues.