AP English Question

If we were going to bring in a counterargument, would you recommend bringing it in through the thesis. and touch on it throughout the essay or only within the bodies?

For each paragraph, I know that a topic sentence that highlights the strategy the speaker/author uses is necessary. Following each topic sentence, I am planning on supporting the topic sentence with 2-3 devices, each with 2-4 sentences of commentary/analysis (author did this because… and the audience most likely…). Would you recommend paraphrasing or quoting for each (or some) devices?

Your counter would come wherever it fit. You can use the word “although” to help you out. That said, you may not be able to easily address the counter. Don’t stretch to make it fit, but if you see it and can make it naturally fit, use it.

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