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    Analyzing an Article

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    5 pages. This paper is an excellent example of how to analyze an argumentative article. This is done by understanding the argument's audience, assumptions and implications and what these are as explained by the author. The paper will examine the explicit and implicit argument of the article. This example does not take a particular side of the argument but merely analyzes how the process takes place and whether the author achieves his or her goal. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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    what these are as explained by the author. The paper will examine the explicit and implicit argument of the article. This example does not take a particular side  of the argument but merely analyzes how the process takes place and whether the author achieves his or her goal. ABOUT THE ARTICLE Steve Kerch has written a small  but succinct article entitled "$1 million cant break animal attraction." This article is an interesting piece that is based on a survey conducted by the IAMS Company, a well-known  pet product corporation. The basis for the article is whether or not people would take one million dollars in exchange for their pet. The results are somewhat predictable  although there are a couple of surprising statistics that are mentioned. While it is probably pre-ordained that the survey would be based in favor of the pets due to the  nature of the corporation conducting the survey (a pet product company) it still makes for interesting reading and brings up some very debatable topics. When it comes to  owning a pet there are usually two main factions, and those are the ones who truly and completely embrace their pets as part of the family and those who do  not care about owning animals and would never even allow one inside their house. There are, of course, all manner of people in between these two extremes, but the  point is obvious: either we love animals or we do not. ABOUT THE ARGUMENT The explicit side of this article is the viewpoint that, as based on the  findings in the survey, sixty-six percent of Americans "would not trade their cats and dogs for money" (Kerch PG). This is even considering that the amount in question is 

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