Revising for Clarity and Focusby Sophia TutorialThis tutorial describes how to revise for clarity and focus. It considers two primary aspects of this type ofrevision: revising for content, and for the rhetorical situation. It includes an example to demonstrate therevision process.This tutorial investigates revision for clarity and focus in three parts:1. Revising for Content2. Revision for the Rhetorical Situation3. Revision: Example1. Revising for ContentRevision is the process of re-visioning and rethinking an essay, including its structure, ideas, and support. Allof the components of an essay must support its thesis. Following are key strategies for improving the clarityand focus of the thesis and content.Ask questions of the thesis.Ask questions of the thesis. Begin by reading your essay and asking yourself whether you still agree with yourthesis. Next, ask whether your thesis expresses your point effectively and concisely. It's not uncommon forwriters to change their views while writing drafts, so consider what you've written and make sure it's in linewith your current thinking.