Analysis of Issue and Argument Time

In this section, you will need to analyze the issue presented and explain your views on it. There is no “correct” answer. Instead, you should consider various perspectives as you develop your own position on the issue.

  1. Read the statement and the instructions that follow it, and then make any notes that will help you plan your response. Observe the suggested 30-minutes time limit.
    “People value things more when they have suffered for them.”
    Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views with reasons and/or examples from your own experiences, observations, or reading.