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“Free Your Feet” is an argumentative research paper par excellence. In this essay, Alison Logan takes the unorthodox position that those who run should run barefoot. Whenever a student writes an argumentative research paper, that student must ensure that her position is arguable, and, in this case, Alison accomplishes this. Moreover, she’s done her homework. The sources she employs are scholarly, and she even draws on her own expert experience as a runner. Best of all, readers will find themselves delighted to discover that the information is anything but dry; rather, the writer brings an insistent voice to the text that energizes anyone fortunate enough to read her plea.

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About the Author

Ali Logan is a freshman psychology major from Indianapolis, Indiana. She loves to run and spend time outdoors. When she isn’t playing sports, you will probably find her singing or listening to music.



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