a one-sided, unfair view that someone or something is better than another person or thing, e.g....
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an essay that covers a topic in a logical way, through reasoning. Whereas an argumentative essay seeks to contrast one argument with another, a discursive approach sets out one line of logical argument (proceeding from one point to another) towards a final conclusion. Topics for discursive essays and argumentative essays will be similar, e.g. The death penalty is out of place in modern society.