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HONC 130: Rhetoric Across Borders (Meredith)

Argument and Opinion Resources

These resources will help you find strong arguments from various points of view on many different subjects.

Tip:

  • If your subject is vary narrow or specific, think about the broader underlying issue(s) it represents; you may need to be more general when searching these resources.

Newspapers

Newspapers are ideal for finding articles about issues related to specific local communities, and for their "opinion" and "editorial" arguments.

Tips for Access World News:

  • Limit to newspapers from a particular city, state, or country for local issues.
  • Limit your topic keywords to the Lead/First Paragraph of the article to increase the relevancy of your results.
  • Limit to articles published in the "opinion or editorial or op-ed" Section of the newspapers to find articles making an argument.

Example:

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