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POETRY

Supporting details that support


Elements
main idead
1. Voice in Poetry (POV)
Do the evidences support the claim
a. Persona
Are the evidences based on objective
- Its like a mask adopted by the writers
research or a personal narrative ?
- it can be the Authors self
Is there a list of sources at the end of the
- Distorted or partial version of himself
article ? are they well cited ?
- Fictional, historical, mythical character
- Separated from the author
ANALYTICAL ESSAY
- need to make the voice/persona clear or else
- Analytical essay examines and clarifies a
the message wont be clear
particular topic or text by points or parts in order
- Authors perspective
to teach a new understanding of that topic or
2. Imagery
work.
- when you use device that allow reasers to think
!!!
whats being said
- Must have no preconceived notions or
- Figures of speech
opinions about the topics
a. Simile
- Evaluate the topic and draw conclusions form
b. Metaphor
factual information and reliable sources
c. Personification
- piece findings together to present the purpose
d. Synecdoche
of the paper
3. Sound
- use serious contemplation and a critical
a. Repetition
evaluation to answer the research question
b. Aliteration repetition of initial sound
- Writer of an analysis essay will need to
present and discuss relative merits and
*series of 2 words with similar initial sounds
demerits, pros and cons, advantages and
aliteration
disadvantages to analyze an idea or text or
c. Onomatopoeia imitation of natural sounds
concept or another essay or research paper. It
* With emphasize its stuck to the readers
may also be necessary to present and discuss
mind
contrasting and conflicting findings with well
founded comparisons to present a clear picture
SOURCES:
about the topic.
CRV Credibility, Relevance and Validility
Credibility
Gives information of the
background of the article
Look at the background
Who is the author of the source ?
Where was the source published ?
What are his or her credentials- is
he or she is recgonized ?

WHAT WE CANT AVOID


- provides a conclusion showing its writers
preference or bias for a specific point of view
*70% OBJECTIVE 30% SUBJECTIVE

Relevance
When the content is applicable,
related to or important to its topic and
audience
Content of the source
Does the information matter to your
topic or interest ?

Theis statement
- audience gets to see a glimpse what an essay
offers
- needs to be clear and consise; specific yet
general
- Acts as a guide to important information:
a. Purpose and corresponding organizational
structure of the essay
b. Writers point of view about the topic
What am I trying to explain ?
How can I categorize my explanation in
different parts ?

Validility
Content is true; researched-based,
and evidnce is good enough to support the
claim

Thesis Statement is like a looking glass


because you get to see a glimpse of what you
will be writing about.

Are the points relevant to the thesis ?

- each
paragraph in the bosy has its own topuc
2 TYPES OF ARGUMENTATIVE
ESSAYS
sentence, supporting details and a transition or a
A. Explanatory
sentence
Thesis announces the subjectconcluding
to the reader
- most have a main idea
Never takes a stance
- body
Evident in expository, analytical
and paragrpah
research should be arranged in logical
order and be joined together with an appropritate
Essays
transition devices to ensure unity and coherence
B. Argumentative
- Should be an explicit claim, not a factual a. Cause and effect
information or a simple personal respose tob.aPros and Cons
c. Comparison and contrast
topic
- Should provoke opposition
3. Conclusion
**MUST BE CLEAR AND CONCISE
- Ultimate purpose of the concluding paragraph
**Write it in active and not passive
ex: Art, lit, music and film define Americas is to signal the end of the essay
- Other purposes:
identity
a. summerize or restate the main idea and
Thesis Statement = Main topic + Sub topicsubpoints
b. do not introduce a new topic
Parts of an Essay
SENTENCE FRAGMENTS
1. Introduction
incomplete thought
- what readers read first
broken
- presents the essay topic in general, but it
consistently yearning for its lost half
begins with a hook to grab the readers attention
- stands as a dependent clause;
and to make them want to read futher
part of a sentence
HOOK TECHNIQUES
- a phrase or a statement that
1.
Question (you can also start with
shares an incomplete thought
Imagine or imagine this)
or idea
2.
Funnel Method General
doesn't fully make sense
Specific Generating your statement to the
ex: An outstanding poet, Robert
main point
Frost Sentence Fragment
3.
Quotation
4.
Dramatic Use of Narrative or
Descriptive