Flashcards - FTCE: Essay Skills

Flashcards - FTCE: Essay Skills
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Writing style
In literature, writing style is the manner of expressing thought in language characteristic of an individual, period, school, or nation
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structure
Structure is an arrangement and organization of interrelated elements in a material object or system, or the object or system so organized
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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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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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analysis
Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts in order to gain a better understanding of it
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
structure
Structure is an arrangement and organization of interrelated elements in a material object or system, or the object or system so organized
Writing style
In literature, writing style is the manner of expressing thought in language characteristic of an individual, period, school, or nation
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
outline
An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure
introduction paragraph
The five-paragraph essay is a format of essay having five paragraphs: one introductory paragraph, three body paragraphs with support and development, and one concluding paragraph
nonfiction
Creative nonfiction is a genre of writing that uses literary styles and techniques to create factually accurate narratives
descriptive
In the study of language, description or descriptive linguistics is the work of objectively analyzing and describing how language is actually used by a group of people in a speech community

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