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3) identify evidence (how does the author try to convince you of their argument)

The reading needed for this assignment, together with the professor’s instructions, can be found in the attached files (when opening the document, pages may not be in the correct order).
We’re required to read the introduction and pages 42-74 and write at least 3 paragraphs (1 page single-spaced) about the following elements of the reading:
1) Identify the “object” of the argument (balance between the overly broad and narrow).
2) Identify argument (must be contestable statement)
3) Identify evidence (how does the author try to convince you of their argument)