The Critical Essay overhead

The Critical Essay overhead - MODES OF REASONING Passage...

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MODES OF REASONING Passage Analysis Techniques Steps 9-10 : Outlining: Purpose of the outline: - Balance: Giving the proper amount of space to your points. - Simple or minor points should get less space. - Complex or important points should get more. - Trivial points should get none. - Organize your thinking. - Break the essay down into smaller tasks. - Help to you write more quickly. Preparing the outline: Selection: Choose from your steps what needs to go in the essay. Organization: Organize it into a logical order. - An essay is a structure, it builds. - Proceed from the simple to the complex, the obvious to the obscure.
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MODES OF REASONING The Critical Essay Purpose of the essay: - A different kind of essay from the position paper. - The first essay was argumentative. - This one is critical. - Explain and evaluate a piece of text. - Instead of presenting your own views, you talk only about the text you are criticizing. - Resist the temptation to argue with the author.
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