Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with this claim.
In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling reasons and/or examples that could be used to challenge your position.' Okay, let's break this down. Your task is to take a position in response to the claim.
In an Issue Essay, the debatable topic ( is general in nature and can be from any field, does not require complete knowledge to write about) is given as a statement, your job is to choose a side, stick to it and present it suitably.
In an Argument essay, the author presents a case with his supporting evidence in the form of a paragraph, and your task is to check the soundness of this argument, to effectively critique it.
The Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) Section of the GRE contains two writing tasks namely the Issue Essay and the Argument Essay.
Both of them are allotted 30 minutes each and are scored on a scale of 6 which is where the similarity between them comes to an end.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim and the reason on which that claim is based.' This one's a little different: you get both a claim and a reason, and the task asks you to address them in relation to each other.You could: You would then support your position about the reason, the claim, and the relationship between them with examples and evidence.In an Issue Essay, you must introduce the issue at hand in your words briefly whereas, in an Argument essay, the given argument must be introduced from the author's point of view using his conclusion.The second paragraph in the Issue Essay involves stating your chosen side and your reasons for standing by it whereas in an Argument Essay, the flaws in the author's presented argument must be identified and how his conclusion overlooks these flaws must be discussed.Issue Essay deals with your ability to present an argument with your views, your ability to convince the reader to agree with your point of view.On the other hand, the Argument Essay tests your ability to pick apart an argument written by another author, your ability to effectively critique the argument by providing proof.The Argument Essay does not have two sides from which you could choose a side, but a single claim which must be analyzed and discussed upon.In the GRE, AWA Section is crucial as it shows off your communication skills and writing abilities.Notice that you don't need a lot of specialized information about anything - this is a general-interest topic, and anyone can have an opinion on it.You could pick one of several different positions: In any case, the task specifically asks you to address counterpoints, so you might quickly make up a list of points and counterpoints, something like this.