Essays & Research Papers
- Thesis Statements
- Transition Words
The ability to summarize clearly and concisely is important to many writing tasks. This quick guide offers some hints to help you summarize effectively.
A strong thesis statement is key to any successful essay or research paper. This guide explains what a good thesis statement is and identifies many common problems with them.
We often hear that a good paper flows well, but what does that mean? Among other things, it means that the author employs clear, logical transitions between the elements of an argument. This handout offers a list of useful transition words organized by logical function to help your paper flow.
The strongest arguments acknowledge possible objections and offer counterarguments. This guide can help you anticipate opposition to your own argument and respond effectively.
A strong conclusion can be the most difficult part of a paper to write. This guide can make the process just a little easier.