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Claim

The writer's stance, or overall argument.

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Reasons

Main points that use logic or reasoning to justify the writer's claim.

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Data

Evidence (facts) that support the reasons (claim).

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Joint

The warrant of bridge that connects data to the writer's reasons and claim.

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Counterclaim

A claim that disagrees with the writer's claim. (The opposition stance)

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Rebuttal

Evidence that disputes or disagrees with the counterclaim.