Essay Writing: The Basics of Evidence. Part 2

Evidence: Sources. Sources of evidence also follow a hierarchy. Some sources of evidence are viewed as more reliable and more suitable for use in academic writing than others. The more credible or reliable the source is, the more it can contribute to your argument. Therefore […]

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Essay Writing: The Basics of Evidence.

In university, the biggest challenge of any project, be it an essay, research paper, or a presentation is locating and using suitable evidence to support the arguments or claims you want to, or are making. The process of finding, evaluating and using evidence can be […]

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Essay Writing: Developing Analysis. Part 2

Working Example: a Three-step process in practice. In this working example, the three-step analysis process had been applied to evidence in a single body (argument) paragraph to answer the question “Should parents determine the future of their children?” (ETS, 2015) In the modern world, freedom […]

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Essay Writing: Developing Analysis.

Evidence alone does not make an argument for you. Imagine this for a moment. You meet your friend and the conversation goes as follows: You: “Hello Stan, how’s life?” Friend: “Hi, life is fine, but my mother won’t let me study Art in university!” You: […]

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