How to Write a Cause and Effect Essay on any Topic

Published 5/9/2013

A Cause and Effect essay essay is concerned with why things happen and what happens as a result (effects). Cause and effect is a common method of organizing and discussing ideas.

When writing your essay, remember your purpose. Decide if your are writing to persuade or inform. Focus on immediate and direct effects. Limit yourself to causes that are close in time and related, as opposed to remote and indirect causes, which occur later and are related indirectly.

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How to Write a Descriptive Essay on any Topic

Published 5/8/2013

A Descriptive essay essay gives the reader a mental image of a person, object, place or event using vivid sensory details.

Much more than other types of essays, descriptive essays should provide a deeply involved and vivid experience for the reader. Good descriptive essay achieves this affect by using detailed observations and descriptions.

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How to Write an Argumentative Essay on any Topic

Published 4/24/2013

An Argumentative essay is an essay on any topic in which you discuss some opinions for and against your assertion about the debating issue, i.e. PRO and CON points.

An effective argument essay must contain certain elements that will persuade your audience to see things from your perspective. During your essay planning, it’s important to consider strong arguments for the other side to shoot them down.

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How to Write an A+ Comparison Essay on any Topic

Published 3/10/2013

A comparison essay (or a Compare and Contrast essay) is a commonly used type of writing assignment in various classes of high school and college, from art to science. In a comparison essay you,the student, should critically analyze any two subjects, finding and pointing out their similarities and/or dissimilarities.

Depending on your assignment, such essays can be comparative only (looking only at similarities), contrasting only (pointing out the differences) or both comparative and contrasting.

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Seven Works Cited MLA Mistakes You Should Avoid

Published 3/9/2013

Styling citations and the reference list accordingly to the strict requirements of MLA standard is not very simple task, but free online bibliograhy and citation tools like Citation Machine, BibMe, or EasyBib make this process much easier and reduce the number of possible mistakes.

However, even the best tool cannot guarantee that you havn’t fall on any mistake alone, without your help. That's a reason why it’s strongly recommended that you take a final look at your essay before simbitting it to ensure that everything is OK. At this stage it worth it to pay attention on the list of the most common mistakes that we’ve collected from our experience.

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