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KEY WORDS FOR ESSAY EXAMS The following words are commonly found in essay tests. Understanding them is essential to success on these tests. A sample essay question for each key word is also provided. Analyze Break into separate parts and discuss, examine, or interpret each part. Analyze the effects of acid rain on a freshwater lake. Compare Examine two or more things. Identify similarities and differences. Compare the political systems of England and France. Contrast Show differences. Set in opposition. Contrast the music of Beethoven and Bach. Criticize Make judgments. Evaluate comparative worth. This often involves analysis. Criticize the efforts of law enforcement to catch the sniper. Define Give the meaning, usually a meaning specific to a subject. Definitions are usually short. Define serendipity. Describe Give a detailed account. Make a picture with words. List characteristics, qualities, and parts.
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