Flashcards in Quarter Exam (Essay info.) Deck (20)
What are topics?
what is it about?
ex.: The Great Gatsby- love, wealth, The American Dream, etc.
_____ wants to show that...
how(how the author does/portray the thematic statement)
why(so what? why does it matter?
The "how" in the thesis statement gives...
body paragraph topics
Essay is a...
piece of nonfiction writing
An essay is written in _____ tense
All essays are based on...
4 ways to start an essay:
provocative question, a definition, a general statement, or quotation
An intro. is #___ of sentences
Body paragraphs consist of...
TS, CD, CM, CM, CD, CM, CM, CS
CM #2 _________ to CM #1
Concluding paragraph does this..
restates thesis and answers the question "so what?"
a sentence of a subject and opinion (why)
find your CDs
Concrete detail is..
facts, specifics, examples, descriptions, illustrations, support, proof, evidence, quotations, paraphrasing, or plot references
opinion, insight, analysis, interpretations, inference, personal response, feelings, evaluation, explication, reflection
Topic sentence does this..
tells the reader what the paragraph is going to be about
Concluding sentence does this..
reminds the reader what the paragraph was about
A "chunk" consists of..
CD, CM, CM