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EN 1006 Lecture Notes - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thesis Statement

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EN 1006
Alison Halsall

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How to start an essay:
-Brainstorm make general statements
-General Research
-Narrow down the topic
-Suggest your topic to a friend, see if they can understand it and make sense of it
-Make notes on information
-write out bibliographic information early on because soon enough you may lose the book or can save
-Note taking - what to look for:
Write bibliography, Ideas, re reading, quotes, general ideas, questions, and another bibliography of a
new source
-print off notes
-colour co-ordinate notes
-prevents plagiarism
-thesis statement always changes
-THE PLAN (outline) at the top of your plan:
Intro: should be able to summarize some general statements which introduce the reader into the essay.
Move onto specific statements. Than have a working thesis. Move into development.
Topic #1: write down a few general statements (Desdemona)
Topic #2: few general statements
Topic #3 (if you have one0 few general statements
And than conclusion. Restate thesis in different words and come up with a general statements to wrap
it up.
Frost at Midnight Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Norton pg 1650) HOW IS IT ROMANTIC?
-nature is configured at different times of the year
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