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English 310/Levison    GUIDELINES FOR SYNTHESIS PARAGRAPH 1. Write a topic sentence which tells the topic of the paragraph  (it might  be an   argument, a counter-argument, or a topic). 2. The topic sentence should  not contain  a citation or a quotation. 3. You should  have several pieces of support  from different articles. The  support  may be a fact, a statistic, an example, an idea or a quotation. 
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Write a citation after each piece of support = (Author's last name, year) or ("Title of Article," year) The year is the year of the publication in which YOU found the reading. 5. Explain, analyze, or comment on the support. 6. The closing sentence of the paragraph should relate the support to the topic of the paragraph of the essay....
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