A statement put forth and supported by evidence
a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally
the writer's position on an issue or problem, usually supported by evidence
a cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event.
proof, usually found directly in the text
an opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward
A counterargument, especially in debate
An original document containing the observations, ideas, and conclusions of an individual. It is a firsthand account presented by someone present or actively participating in the event. Examples include manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, and personal journals.
A secondhand account of an event or a retelling of another person's observations written by someone who did not witness or actually participate in the events. Includes sources that combine, synthesize, and or interpret information from primary sources. Examples include encyclopedias, textbooks, and reviews.
prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another