• assertion: A positive declaration or claim; an unsupported statement or affirmation: His assertion proved to be false.
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    • Flowers...are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844, poet, essayist
  • Claim
  • Commentary
  • Concrete Detail
  • Deductive/Inductive Thinking
  • Diction: word choice
  • Fallacy
  • Syntax: the study of the rules that govern the ways in which words combine to form phrases/clauses and sentences. (Source)