How to Write an Essay (with Sample Essays) - wikiHow

Throughout your academic career, you will usually be asked to write an essay

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Here are the first two paragraphs of George Orwell's classic essay, "Politics and the English Language" (1946). Which of these sentences would you say is or are the thesis statement of the essay which is to follow? Everything that follows in this essay, then, would have to be something that fits under the "umbrella" of that thesis statement.

Writing an academic essay means fashioning a coherent set of ideas into an argument

This part constitutes the main part of your essay

Students are very often asked to write a descriptive essay about mother. In this essay type you have to use the kindest and warmest words to describe your mother’s character and what nice things she did to you. Your mother gave you life and took care of you during your first years of life (and she is still taking a great care). Use your heart to write such an essay.

Try to use about 60% of your words for this part

The Internet has changed the world. It is now possible to work and get education without leaving comfort of your home. On-line education opportunities are everywhere. That is why on-line education essay has become a very popular assignment. In this essay type, you can analyze on-line education opportunities in your state or country, state all pros and cons of on-line schools and universities. This kind of work will require you to perform an extensive on-line research and visit web sites of on-line educational establishments.

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