Argument Annotated User-Generated Web Discourse

Argument Annotated Essays (version 2)

The corpus consists of argument annotated persuasive essays including annotations of argument components and argumentative relations.

Details regarding the annotation scheme and the creation of the corpus can be found in:

Christian Stab and Iryna Gurevych. 2017. Parsing Argumentation Structure in Persuasive Essays. In Computational Linguistics 43(3):619–659.


A German version of this dataset can be found on GitHub. It is based on the following Paper:


If you have any questions regarding the data, annotation guidelines or source code, don't hesitate to contact Christian Stab.