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Unformatted text preview: Expository Writing 101, Section LH Instructor Sarah Goldfarb September 22 nd , 2009 Topic Sentence Guidelines Thesis - made of pt. 1, pt. 2, pt. 3 Connection between pt. 1, pt. 2, pt. 3 Analysis Ex. – “Both Jon Krakauer and Tim O’Brien believe that truth lies in the confrontation and negation of society’s expectations of masculinity, which results in pain, then suppression of pain and thus alienation, and finally, the desire for connection to other human beings. They illuminate this search for truth through visual images of violence, chaos, and light.” Topic Sentence 1 – Introduce pt. 1 expand on pt. 1, more specific and complex Ex. – “Jon Krakauer and Tim O’Brien demonstrate their male protagonists’ initial confrontation with society’s expectations of masculinity through their experiences of pain, which most often result from some sort of psychic or physical violence that they are subjected to. This begins their journey towards the truth because it results in their understanding that while society’s unrealistic...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Sierra during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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