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Flashcards - CSET English: Using Tools to Improve Your Writing

Flashcards - CSET English: Using Tools to Improve Your Writing
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analysis
Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts in order to gain a better understanding of it
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topic sentence
In prescriptive grammar, the topic sentence is the sentence in an expository paragraph which summarizes the main idea of that paragraph
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thesis statement
A thesis statement usually appears at the end of the introductory paragraph of a paper, and it offers a concise summary of the main point or claim of the essay, research paper, etc
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thesis statement
A thesis statement usually appears at the end of the introductory paragraph of a paper, and it offers a concise summary of the main point or claim of the essay, research paper, etc
topic sentence
In prescriptive grammar, the topic sentence is the sentence in an expository paragraph which summarizes the main idea of that paragraph
analysis
Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts in order to gain a better understanding of it
modifier
In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase structure or clause structure
outline
An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure
essay
An essay is, generally, a piece of writing that gives the author's own argument - but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of an article, a pamphlet, and a short story

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