posted by Shelby on .
I have to watch a movie of my choice and then write a paper consisting of 4-5 paragraphs about 2 characters and a major moral issue they each face and then identify the moral approach (egoism, religious ethics, and contractarianism) each uses to resolve the issue. I need help starting the paper. If I discuss in detail what the movie is about and the characters it may be longer than 4-5 paragraphs and I am afraid it will sound like a book report. I'm not sure how to write this paper. Please help!
DON'T start any paper's first draft by writing the introduction! How can you introduce a paper that you haven't written yet?
Follow the writing process, whether you're writing for science, history, English, or whatever:
Prewriting: Brainstorm, research, plan, outline, thesis statement
Writing: Write first draft by starting with section II of your outline; write the introduction after the body of the paper is written; write the conclusion last.
Polishing: Revise, concentrating first on the body of the paper, then the intro, then the concl (revision = making sure ideas are logical and sequential and support your thesis); proofread (spelling, grammar, usage, etc.)
Do you have a thesis yet? Have you done your brainstorming (and maybe research) yet? Have you written an outline?
Click on Step by Step for the process. Click on Info Search for help with researching.
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