How to Write a Critical Essay (with Sample Essays) - wikiHow
How to Write an Essay (with Pictures) - wikiHow
The Role of Description
Relating "the object of investigation" or the"object of the thesis" back to the established criteriais necessarily going to involve description. Description isfrequently an unclear and thorny issue for writers of theacademic essayespecially in terms of scope (how much isenough?). The purpose of description, however, clarifiesthe issue of scope. The purpose of description to is tomake clear, or establish WHAT in the object of investigation (thefilm, the scene, the shot) relates to the criteria beingused. It therefore becomes important for the writer to usedescription in such a manner as to establish the basis of therelationship between the object and the criteria. Furthermore, the writer should LIMIT description to accomplishingonly this task. Added description is not only superfluous,but distracts from trying to prove your argument. As aresult, another important norm for the body of the academicessay is:
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Fully relating the object of the thesis to the establishedcriteria fulfills the logical requirements necessary to persuadereasonably and allows the writer to draw conclusions. Before that process is discussed, however, it is necessary toexamine an important component of this "relating back"process.