Advice on Writing an Essay (1)

Advice on Writing an Essay (1) - ADVICE ON WRITING AN EXAM...

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ADVICE ON WRITING AN EXAM ESSAY: A FEW POINTS TO KEEP IN MIND 1. Position When you read a question, take time to consider what you think about it. Do you agree or disagree? In what ways? You will find it very useful to define your terms before you begin your argument. 2. Thesis You can construct a much stronger essay by limiting your topic. In the beginning, explain how you are going to set these limits and why . This way you won't feel obliged to cover a vast subject in a superficial manner. You will find it much easier to argue for a specific point. 3. Outline Before you begin writing, try to organize your main ideas in a brief outline. Don't spend too much time on this, though. You simply need to formulate your line of reasoning. Ideas, not facts, are important at this stage. 4. Articulation Try to be as explicit as possible; say exactly what you mean. Don't assume that your reader will intuitively know your point.
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