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And I see a whole army of my countrymen, here in defiance of tyranny! You have come to fight as free men. And free men you are! What will you do without freedom?

Fight and you may die. Run and you will live at least awhile. And dying in your bed many years from now, would you be willing to trade all the days from this day to that for one chance, just one chance, to come back here as young men and tell our enemies that they may take our lives but they will never take our freedom! He repeatedly uses rhetorical questions, one after the other to impact on the audience - they feel that they must fight to protect their freedom. Flattery - complimenting your audience.

A person of your intelligence deserves much better than this. Opinion - a personal viewpoint often presented as if fact. In my view , this is the best thing to have ever happened. Hyperbole - exaggerated language used for effect.

It is simply out of this world — stunning! You are the key to this entire idea succeeding - we will be with you all the way. Imperative command - instructional language. Surely, you wouldn't want this to happen to one of your own children? In conclusion, I can fully understand the motivation for making students wear uniform to look smart, to worry less about wearing the right clothes and also for safety. However, I hope I have shown that there is another case to be made.

School uniforms can be a burden to parents with less money and to students identified as being different. They also stifle a sense of freedom and self-expression. I believe this rule is outdated and is in many ways illogical. It needs to change. Now try a Test Bite. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets CSS enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience.

Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets CSS if you are able to do so. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving. Print English Writing to argue. Sample answer Look out for some of the techniques from the previous pages used in the following sample answer.

Example letter arguing against school uniforms Dear Mrs Andrews I am writing because you chair a committee in charge of the compulsory wearing of school uniforms. Play State of Debate Use your English language skills to bluff your way around the 'law'.

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