Strategies for Essay Writing

Developing A Thesis. Beginning the Academic Essay. Outlining. Counterargument. Summary. Topic Sentences and Signposting. Transitioning: Beware of Velcro. How to Write a Comparative Analysis. Ending the Essay: Conclusions.

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How to Write a Comparative Analysis

How to Write a Comparative Analysis. Throughout your academic career, you'll be asked to write papers in which you compare and contrast two things: two texts, two theories, two historical figures, two scientific processes, and so on. "Classic" compare-and-contrast papers, in which you weight A and B equally, may be about two similar things that

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Topic Sentences and Signposting

Topic sentences and signposts make an essay's claims clear to a reader. Good essays contain both. Topic sentences reveal the main point of a paragraph. They show the relationship of each paragraph to the essay's thesis, telegraph the point of a paragraph, and tell your reader what to expect in the paragraph that follows.

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