The following argument gradually increase in difficulty. Use the method presented in this section to construct argument patterns. If a statement is redundant or plays no role in the argument, do not include it in the pattern.
1 All men crave material success because
2 it serves as an insurance policy against sexual rejection. This is true because
3 women love men who are successful.
4 Both men and women want power, and
5 success is the form of power women feel most deprived of. Thus,
6 women try to achieve it vicariously through men.
7 As the 5-foot 6-inch Dustin Hoffman once put it, "When I was in high school, women wouldn't touch me with a 10-foot pole. Now I can't keep them away with a 10-foot pole."