Interesting Persuasive Essay Topics
Now every student who is given an assignment of writing a persuasive essay should know some basic fundamentals.
- Write about what you know
- Write about topics in which you have an interest or better still a passion
- Write about topics which have an excellent counter argument
- Write about something topical
It's a well-known fact that when somebody has a strong knowledge of a particular topic, they are far more likely to be able to write well about it. It means that they don't necessarily need to do much if any research because of their existing knowledge. It means they know their way around the topic and are in a good position to create an outline and get on with the actual writing.
And it's another very well-known fact that if somebody is passionate about a topic or at least has a strong interest in that topic, then straightaway they have an advantage over a student who has no knowledge or no interest in the topic.
So when choosing an interesting persuasive essay topic, look for something which has an excellent counter argument. Your ability to persuade the reader will be even greater if you can show that the counterargument is not nearly as strong as your point of view.
And finally, if your interesting persuasive essay topic is topical, then you are more likely to do well. This is because your topic will be well covered online and elsewhere being a contemporary issue. The more background information you can acquire easily, the easier and better it will be for you to write an interesting persuasive essay.
And one more thing; if you do choose a contemporary topic, understand that it is likely to be popular and there will be many other students writing on the topic as well as you. So in order to make yours stand out from these dozens or hundreds of others, look for a unique angle on your contemporary persuasive essay topic. Take a different approach and therefore make your essay stand out from the others.
So here are a range of topics you might consider for your persuasive essay.
- boxing should be banned
- controversial song lyrics should be censored
- students in high school should be given access to condoms
- people who behave as trolls on the Internet should be seriously punished
- capital punishment should be replaced by corporal punishment
- all gun owners should require a psychological examination
- euthanasia should be made legal
- all tobacco products should be banned