The Instigator
shakuntala
Pro (for)
Losing
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The Contender
Rational_Thinker9119
Con (against)
Winning
13 Points

Do you think this is a great Gothic poem

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Rational_Thinker9119
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/5/2013 Category: Arts
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (3)
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shakuntala

Pro

I found this poem full of great Gothic images and themes

The-Picture-of-Doreen-Grey
http://www.scribd.com...
Rational_Thinker9119

Con

No. The poem sucks. Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 1
shakuntala

Pro

you say
"No. The poem sucks. Vote Con. "

can you give more detail why it sucks
Rational_Thinker9119

Con

It is too random, and borderline incoherent.
Debate Round No. 2
shakuntala

Pro

con has not addressed my question ie the poem is full of great Gothic images and themes
all he said was

"It is too random, and borderline incoherent."

thus he has not refuted my claim
Rational_Thinker9119

Con

"con has not addressed my question ie the poem is full of great Gothic images and themes
all he said was

"It is too random, and borderline incoherent."

thus he has not refuted my claim"

Lukily for me; you have the buden of proof to show that it was full of great Gothig images and themes. Since you did not meet it, I win by default. You did not even present an argument.
Debate Round No. 3
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shakuntalaRational_Thinker9119Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: Neither side presented an actual argument. Con is correct in saying that Pro had the burden of proof. Con was offered nothing to refute.
Vote Placed by Enji 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: In instigating the debate, shakuntala had the burden of proof. Failing to make any arguments, he loses the arguments point.
Vote Placed by HeartOfGod 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Counter vote-bomb.
Vote Placed by TheFurryOat 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Con says that Pro did not present any argument, this is wrong, as Con said, "This is a great poem." The proof was the description given by Pro, even if it did not tell why it had great imagery and themes, it still told why it was a great poem.