Body paragraph in an essay

Body paragraph in an essay

Writing Good Paragraphs

In other words, you need to be specific in your explanations of your points so that you’re not feeding your reader vague, fuzzy ideas, but rather, clear, well-supported points. Moving from general to specific information Your paper should be organized in a manner that moves from general to specific information.

Why am I reading it? An overview of the types of sources you explored might follow your research question. The following is an example of an enthymeme: The following is an example of induction taken from Dorothy U. It would be easy to scribble down a few sentences making really broad points in one of your body paragraphs like: This expression provides the transitional hook for the last paragraph in the body of the paper.

Let’s look at how the student’s essay on why Italy in was seen as an unlikely nation developed remember the argument is that Italy was seen as an unlikely nation because of the many obstacles in the way of unification. In order to write a well-developed body paragraph on the topic of our first idea – money is important, and children should know that – brainstorm specific details to support your point. Make sure you avoid the following when creating your thesis: If you are paraphrasing, be sure you are doing the citations properly See our guide to Parenthetical Citations.

In this lesson, we’ll discuss how you can develop your argument and write coherent and unified body paragraphs so that your essay score won’t be a nightmare.

For a body paragraph to be unified, all of the sentences in that paragraph should stick to the main idea expressed in the topic sentence. The rest of the paragraph supports that topic sentence, by explaining it in detail, giving an example, or citing evidence that reinforces it.


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