Lively Art Of Writing Essay Questions

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Sarah Kruse
English 1 HP
12 August 2015
Lively Art of Writing Question Answers
CHAPTER ONE
1. An opinion is a belief of a person of a group that is not true but seems valid to the person or group of people.
2. Facts are important to an essay because they provide a solid foundation to base the essay off of yet opinions are what comes out and transforms what we know into thoughtful insight.
3. One opinion is not always as good as another. The best ones are usually the ones that bring forth controversy with good judgement (A is better than B).
4. Assuming the person was well educated in the topic, American foreign policy would be an insightful topic as long as it was specific and not in a broad generalization.
5. "Pick a Title"
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In a shorter essay, you may be able to make an opposition statement in one or two sentences and move forth. In a longer essay, you may need to make con statements at the beginning of 2 or 3 paragraphs, or devote an entire paragraph to concessions. However, your pros should outnumber the cons.
4. The final argument should be the strongest and the one backed up the most. It should be based not only on your personal views, as they could be a bit skewed, but also on the reader’s point of view.
FINAL SECTION
1. Having a conclusion statement ties everything together at the end. 2. The conclusion has the same facts as the introduction, so the same things can be restated
3. Opinions and ideas change while writing the body paragraphs of an essay.
4. The structure of the conclusion is basically the introduction backwards. The thesis is restated at the beginning, and then broadening out to more general statements.
5. Repeating words allows the essay to feel unified and complete.
6. By changing word order and not using the same words, you can summarize your points in the essay.
7. In the concluding paragraph, you start with the thesis and broaden the subject to relate it to more generalized statements.
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Style is the talent to take something that is challenging and have it look easy.
2. Learning what not to do forces you to think of another way to write. When doing something such as singing, learning how to do something right or correcting a problem, such as too much vibrato or whistling high notes, it'll form good habits.
3. When writing, do not use first person or the word
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