5 Great Suggestions For Writing A Persuasive Essay On Legalizing Gay Marriage


A persuasive is similar to most other essays in that they have an introduction, body, and a conclusion. There are some differences also in what is said at each stage of the essays. Here we will discuss 5 great suggestions for writing a persuasive essay. We will be doing this essay on legalizing gay marriage.

  1. You need to decide what side of the argument you are on. In the case of legalizing gay marriage, you have to decide if you agree with legalizing gay marriage or not.

  2. You need to know what side of the argument you think your audience is on. Once you know that, you will know how you may grab their interest. Make sure you introduction has some interesting facts in it that will grab the reader’s attention.

  3. Make sure you do enough research so you can prove your position in the argument. Use multiple sources to find 3 or 4 supporting points for your side of the argument.

  4. Make sure one of your paragraphs in the body opposes your viewpoint. You need to give some information that may support the opposing view but then quickly refute it with stronger evidence of your own.

  5. Make sure your conclusion of the persuasive argument tells the importance of your viewpoint. Also make sure you take the readers point of view into consideration and try to get the audience to do something that indicates they are coming to your side.

If you follow these suggestions and then use the format that I am going to describe below, you will definitely write a great persuasive essay on legalizing gay marriage.

  1. Write your introduction - Make sure your introduction states your position clearly. Also remember that you need to write something in there that will catch the attention of your reader.

  2. Create your body - Your body length will depend on how many points you have that are helping you prove your side of the argument. You should have three or four excellent points that will prove your side. If you did adequate research, you should have found plenty of supporting evidence. The last paragraph of your body should contradict your point of view but then you should strongly refute the contradictory statement.

  3. Conclusion - Your conclusion should restate your point of view. In this case, whatever your stand was on legalizing gay marriage needs to be restated. Then finish it up by asking the audience to join you in your position on the argument.