How to write an excellent paper

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How to write an excellent paper Clear Is the paper clearly written? Are its claims precise? Does it have an explicit overall direction and structure? Would it be intelligible to another student at this level who is interested in the topic, but not enrolled in this course? A well-organized essay ALWAYS starts with a straightforward statement of what, exactly, the paper is about. Your first paragraph should tell the reader what it is you intend to accomplish, what the conclusion of your argument will be, etc. However, your thesis paragraph should NOT reiterate every point in your argument. Consider your first paragraph the directions for the journey on which you will take the reader: Don't confuse the directions with the trip! You should present only enough so your reader knows what you’re doing – and so that you keep your eyes on the prize while writing. I always ask for objections and responses, so it makes sense to write a BRIEF thesis sentence or two saying what the assignment is and what sort of objections and responses you intend to discuss. This constitutes an argument. Then you pose an objection to that argument. Then you consider possible responses to that objection. Arguments are written step by step by step, so it makes good sense to always start by making a clear outline with a short description of each step: The best approach of all is to summarize each move in the
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