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1

What are topics?

what is it about?
ex.: The Great Gatsby- love, wealth, The American Dream, etc.

2

Thematic statement

_____ wants to show that...

3

Thesis statement

who(author)
where(title),

what(thematic statement)

how(how the author does/portray the thematic statement)

why(so what? why does it matter?

4

The "how" in the thesis statement gives...

body paragraph topics

5

Essay is a...

piece of nonfiction writing

6

An essay is written in _____ tense

present tense

7

All essays are based on...

fact

8

4 ways to start an essay:
(the intro.)

provocative question, a definition, a general statement, or quotation

9

An intro. is #___ of sentences

3 sentences

10

Body paragraphs consist of...

TS, CD, CM, CM, CD, CM, CM, CS

11

CM #2 _________ to CM #1

speaks/elaborates to

12

Concluding paragraph does this..

restates thesis and answers the question "so what?"

13

Thesis is..

a sentence of a subject and opinion (why)

14

Pre-writing

find your CDs

15

Concrete detail is..

facts, specifics, examples, descriptions, illustrations, support, proof, evidence, quotations, paraphrasing, or plot references

16

Commentary is..

opinion, insight, analysis, interpretations, inference, personal response, feelings, evaluation, explication, reflection

17

Topic sentence does this..

tells the reader what the paragraph is going to be about

18

Concluding sentence does this..

reminds the reader what the paragraph was about

19

A "chunk" consists of..

CD, CM, CM

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5 areas for literary analysis

characters, settings, theme, plot, title