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ANTH 420/520: Kinship and Marriage

Research Guide for ANTH 420/520

Building your arguments and conclusions

Dr. Wellman wants you to write an Argumentative Paper. Ask yourself these questions to build your own informed opinions, arguments, and conclusions:

Does your source raise questions you hadn't considered or make claims that shape your thinking? -Integrate these into your arguments to develop and focus them further 

Does your source provide evidence for any of your arguments? -Integrate the relevant evidence or data into your own argument and explain its significance

Does your source take a position counter to any of your arguments? -Include these sources to strengthen your own arguments by explaining and providing evidence of why you disagree with them

What relationships do you see between your sources? -Integrate the arguments and evidence from your sources together to use them as building blocks for your own conclusions and arguments

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