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Unformatted text preview: 1 sentence--Next, write several sentences of explanation/analysis in which you explain a bit further in your own words (not using quotes) what that supporting point means and how it relates to your thesis statement. 1-3 sentences--Then comes evidence , which can take many forms. Evidence may include summary, quotations, paraphrase, statistics, examples, and more. 1-3 sentences--After providing evidence, pause and restate the evidence in your own words. This is called paraphrasing, which also falls under the category of explanation/analysis . This is especially necessary if youve presented a quote or statistic that might not make complete sense to someone who hasnt read the text youre talking about. 1-2 sentences--End your paragraph with several more sentences of explanation/analysis in which you connect the evidence youve just presented back to your argument, stating how it supports the point youre making in that paragraph. 3 sentences...
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course ENGLISH CO 102 taught by Professor Ellison during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '11