Sample Definition Argument

No, I didn’t write an actual sample for you, but you may recall one day I came to class claiming to have heard a very heated Definition argument on the radio on my way to school that equated doctor visits with rape.

The conversation was about requirements some states are placing on doctors to perform a more invasive ultrasound on women requesting abortions than the benign “jelly on the belly” technique we all recognize. The procedure now required involves an instrument insertion civil rights advocates are characterizing as “state-sponsored rape” of the women who must submit to it or carry their pregnancies to term.

If you think Definition Essays are vapid academic exercises in semantics, take a listen to the passion raised by this definition problem.

Here’s a link to the summary and transcript if you need it to write your introduction.

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