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    that an argument!

    He studied Latin like the violin
    Because he liked it—that an argument! http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/173525

    What does that an argument! mean in the above sentence?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: that an argument!

    "He studied Latin like the violin because he liked it."

    "—that an argument!"
    This could be interpreted in either of two ways (or even a combination of the two):
    1- That was his argument/logic.
    2- What an argument!

    I would lean more towards #2.

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