The purpose of your essay is defined by the type of paper you're writing.There are three basic types of essay papers: Once you have defined the purpose of your essay, it's time to brainstorm. Take some time to consider, contrast and weight your options.by Becton Loveless As you progress through school, you'll be required to write essays.
Whether you use a diagram or outline doesn't really matter.
Some people prefer and work better with the flowing structure of a diagram.
An example of an analytical thesis statement: An analysis of the loan application process for citizens of third world countries reveals one major obstacle: applicants must already have money in order to qualify for a loan.
An example of an argumentative (persuasive) thesis statement: Instead of sending tax money overseas to buoy struggling governments and economies, U. residents should be offered tax incentives for donating to companies that provide micro loans directly to the citizens of third world countries.
Get out a piece of paper and make a list of all the different topics that fit the purpose of your essay.
Once they're all down on paper, start by eliminating those topics that are difficult or not as relevant as others topics.
Diagram The following are useful steps for developing a diagram to organize ideas for your essay.
Once you have an idea for the basic structure of your essay, and what information you're going to present in your essay, it's time to develop your thesis statement.
Respond effectively to a variety of rhetorical situations 2a.
Compose effective expository essays responding to specific rhetorical situations2b.