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6.3 Pyramid Rule - Structure

An argument map observing both aspects of the Pyramid Rule should end up looking a bit like a pyramid.

 
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It is rare for an argument map to take on a perfect pyramidal shape.  Some branches of the argument tend to be wider or longer than others.  Nevertheless you should keep the pyramid image in mind because it is the ideal to which maps of real arguments approximate when they have a proper macrostructure.

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