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Are the arguer’s reasons ones which would be persuasive to the arguer’s target audience Are the arguer’s reasons backed by enough evidence Is the arguer’s evidence credible Does the arguer’s reasons clearly connect to the arguer’s claim Or, in other words, are the arguer’s reasons based in beliefs the arguer’s target audience would accept Does the arguer avoid illogical thinking/fallacies Example: Logical—You should vote for John Smith for president because he has a lot of experience with foreign and domestic policy. Illogical—You should vote for John Smith for president because he is very tall.

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