Quiz : Reading Skill : Identifying counterarguments and refutations Copy
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A counterargument is an idea that the author’s point of view. It is often introduced by a clause that identifies the source or a clause with a general subject, such as or .
A counterargument is generally followed by a from the author. A refutation tries to show that the counterargument is or . The refutation is often introduced by an expression that shows disagreement, such as or .