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Academic writing can take some time to learn. Mistakes are part of the learning process. Of course, we want to avoid mistakes where we can though.
To help in that area, here is a run-down of some common mistakes made when writing academic essays.
Do’s and Don’ts for Introductions, Body Paragrpahs, Conclusions and Works Cited sections
There are very few rules that apply to conclusions in academic writing. This makes conclusions a great place to get creative.
DE TURKEY AND DE LAW – A Comedy in Three Acts by Zora Neale Hurston
Article by Ida B. Wells, 1900 SHOT AN OFFICER The bloodiest week which New Orleans has known since the massacre of the Italians in 1892 was ushered in Monday, July 24, by the inexcusable and unprovoked assault upon two colored men by police officers of New Orleans. Fortified by the assurance born of long experienceContinue reading “Mob Rule in New Orleans”
“On Virtue” – Poem by Phillis Wheatley, 1771
“The Case of the Missing Will” – Short Story by Agatha Christie (from POIROT INVESTIGATES, 1924)
Body Paragraphs in Academic Writing Every essay should contain three main sections: Introduction Body Conclusion The body section of the essay is the largest section and ideally it should provides several distinct and different points of support for the essay’s main argument. Key Element: Each paragraph should focus on making a single point. Questions aContinue reading “Body Paragraphs”
“Head and Shoulders” – a Short Story by F. Scott Fitzgerald from FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERS