The next most important thing for the candidate appearing for the essay paper in the civil Services examinations is the selection of the topic for writing essay. The candidates are always offered a wide choice of subjects in the essay paper. Generally Six topic are given in the essay paper out of which a candidate has to select only one. These topic usually cover some broad areas or the topics can be classified under broad areas like international topic, national and political topic social-cultural topic, educational topic, philosophic- religion or reflective topic and science- environmental topic etc,
Strategy of Essay Writing Strategy Of Essay Writing - DR.ASHIS DASH 19 Obviously a candidate can easily choose a subject of his liking as there is a wide choice of subjects. Thus, choosing a title for an essay presents no difficulty for the candidates. But the candidate should select the topic of his essay very carefully and after much thought. He should choose only that subject over which he has a complete mastery and in which he is confident do his best. The topic should be of a subject in which he is absolutely at home or the subject in which the candidate has made a special study. Practice makes a man perfect. The students must practice essay writing. They can master this art by writing essay on different topic and remembering them properly, while writing an essay the students writing on using very different topic and remembering them properly, while writing an essay the students must not beat about the bush. They should keep quite close to the subject. The essay should be written in a systematic and logical manner. The best and effective style of writing a good Essay is the use of simple words. There is no need of using very difficult words. The language used should be simple and idiomatic. The students should write small sentences. In these small sentences there will be less
Strategy of Essay Writing Strategy Of Essay Writing - DR.ASHIS DASH 20 possibility of committing any grammatical mistakes. There is no need of filling an essay with a large number of unnecessary quotations. It shows only the lack of expression on the part of the students. It is better if the students can say something original but their own language. The students should write brief and small but meaningful sentences. In these small sentences naturally there is less possibility of committing any grammatical mistake. Of course, the language should be forceful and convincing. There is absolutely no necessity of filling an essay with a large number of unnecessary and redundant quotations, rather you should go for a natural but an forceful walk with an idea in your essay which should get the attention and admiration of the examiner. Instead of burdening the essay with many quotations from all sorts of writers, it is better if you say something original in your own language and style. Too much dependence on quotations in an essay connotes a lack of expression and originality on the part of the candidate.
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