Essay writing format

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How to draft a good essay

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<ul><li> 1. The Word Essay means an Attempt. An Essay is an Organised collection of Ideas, Facts and Figures about the topic, nicely written and elegantly presented. Essay must be well structured, Organized, well planned and stylishly presented. </li> <li> 2. Narrative:- An Essay consists of the narration of some events about historical facts or eminent personalities a) Historical/ Legendary events b) True or Imaginary Stories c)Biographical Sketches Descriptive:- It consists of the description of some places or things a) Countries/ islands, Mountains, Seas and Rivers b) Aspects and phenomena of nature c)Towns and Buildings Reflective:- It consists of reflections upon some topic which are generally of an abstract nature a) Hobbies, Qualities b) Social, Political, Economical and Domestic Affairs Expository:- It consists of exposition or explanation of a saying/ thesis: Truth always triumphs </li> <li> 3. Select the topic about which you have detailed facts and figures. The most important factor in choosing a topic is the number of ideas you have about that topic. </li> <li> 4. The purpose of an out line or diagram is to put your ideas about the topic on paper, in an organized format. How to Make Out line:1. Begin your outline by writing Topic at the top of the page 2. write down The Main Ideas, supported by facts or information as sub heading </li> <li> 5. The introduction should be designed to attract the attention of the reader and give him an idea of the essays focus. 1. Begin with attention Grabber a) Starting information:- The information must be true and verifiable. It should be a relevant fact that explicitly illustrates the point you wish to make. If you use a piece of amazing information, follow it with a sentence or two of elaboration. b) Anecdote:- An Anecdote is a story that illustrates a point. It should be short and simple c) Dialogue/Quotation:- it does not have to identify the reader, but the reader must understand the point you are trying to convey. </li> <li> 6. Each Main Idea that you wrote down in your outline, will become one of the body paragraph. </li> <li> 7. Conclusion is the logical consequences of everything that has gone before. </li> <li> 8. THANKS </li> </ul>