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lit/intro and 1st paragraph
it's a chapter from's a short piece in my lit book titled Daughter of Invention
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Bella

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
OK, then be sure to use quotation marks.
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Writeacher

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
not kill but to not let them over power you i guess
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Bella

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
is it that bad?? it's been so long and no one has replied!
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Bella

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
You need to be clear on what Whitman means here. Does he mean to literally destroy (kill) the teacher? Or what?
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Writeacher

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
i am going to rewrite right now and make changes as necessary. i will post it up AGAIN when i'm done..thanks for all your help and patience =]
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Bella

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
Could it possibly mean that if a teacher is very good and you learn well, you could get to the point at which you don't need a teacher anymore??
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Writeacher

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
i think i'm just going to delete the part about "negative views are what ..." because i can't think of a better way of putting it. can you..? "Whitman's view on teachers" is that quote--one should learn to destroy the teacher
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Bella

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
PS -- Is this one section in Alvarez's novel How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents or is it a separate short story or what? If it's a book on its own, then you underline or italicize the title. If it's part of the book (say, a chapter) or a short story on its own, then you ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Writeacher

First of all (while I'm reading the rest), please decide where the intro ends and the real second paragraph begins. Your first paragraph, as posted above, is the intro + first supporting paragraph. ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 1:41pm by Writeacher

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
Put (1079) after "narrator" and before the period. Delete the comma after "problems" in the next sentence "She lacks confidence..." "These negative views are what the narrator feels about all Americans." This sentence is confusing; you haven't stated how Americans were ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Writeacher

Example Essays
Mkay, I have a five paragraph essay due by tommorow. Its to be an example essay, but I don't have a idea OR a plan on what to write. I am confused {confuzzled} and am looking for a fairly easy example essay to write. I will need to use the Seven Sentence Skeleton which is this...
Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 5:55pm by Confizzled

AED 200
So should I start the first paragraph of the body with defining state mandated tests. Should I put the requirements of the test in the same paragraph? Yes, to both questions - or maybe make them the topics of two paragraphs, one right after the other. Then in the next ...
Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 4:03pm by Writeacher

What all should I include in my intro paragraph for a 5 paragraph essay? My topic is about how people take eyesight for granted.
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:14pm by Jessica

BobPursly& Writeteacher please view
You still haven't formed your essay like this: 1st paragraph - introduction including thesis statement at the end 2nd paragraph - all about one of the comparable items 3rd paragraph - all about the other of the comparable items 4th paragraph - conclusion To make sure paragraph...
Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 2:54pm by Writeacher

English-Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue you know the description of the old house I did, well now I have to put all that into a paragraph. I want to make this paragraph seem really intersting and spooky. Ms. Sue could you please give me a spooky intro and conclusion for this, please. If not the conclusion ...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 8:15pm by Sara

The following questions are for APA 6th Edition standards: 1. Each time you paraphrase content or ideas taken from the work of another author you are required to... A) credit the source in the text and include the author(s) and year B) Place the paraphrased content inside ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 8:35pm by Anonymous

Here are two sites on writing a good introductory paragraph. The thesis statement is the last sentence of the paragraph... In your paragraph, I am not sure what you want your thesis to be. What exactly do you want to prove? The first sentence should be one that will catch your...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 1:51pm by GuruBlue

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
In the beginning of the story the narrator's feelings toward American<~~?? and Americans are very pessimistic. "We were having trouble at school"(1079) tells the narrator.<~~proper punctuation for dialogue?? Part of this was because she didn't have the support from her ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Writeacher

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
ok. i've rewritten my paragraph. i'm hoping it's finally good, so i can move on.:) In the beginning of the story the narrator's feelings toward America and Americans are very pessimistic. "We were having trouble at school" (1079), tells the narrator. Part of this is because ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Bella

literature/new,revised intro
how about this as my plan: intro- thesis [ don't know yet ] 1st- How narrator changes throughout story 2nd- how mother changes throughout story 3rd- how father changes throughout story conclusion- success or failure. why?
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 12:23pm by Bella

Rearraangement: All humans have weaknesses, which vary from person to person. In the plays, The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare, as well as the film, Oh Brother Where Art Thou? by Joel and Ethan Coen, the heroes' unthinking love for other people clearly displays ...
Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 2:09pm by Writeacher

I have a question regarding my intro paragraph for my essay, this is MLA format. If I have a quotation at the beginning of my essay and it is longer than 4 lines, what I say next following the quotation, the first sentence, does it have to be indented? Example: below's ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 4:55pm by Anonymous

My 1st grade son needs to write a paragraph but is having a very hard time grasping the concept. How can I help him with this? He doesn't under stand that the paragraph has to blend/flow and be about the same topic all the way through. What shoudl I do?
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 10:10am by Jennifer

This site will tell you how to write an introduction. Check out the other sections at this site. However, you can't write an intro until you decide what you want to write about. Here is where you need to make some notes on the ...
Sunday, March 16, 2008 at 11:16pm by GuruBlue

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some sites: 1. (look at the last paragraph): 2. (especially paragraph 8): 3. (2nd paragraph): http://www....
Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 7:05pm by SraJMcGin

I'm writing about hearing a certain song can take you back to a moment in your past. I know that the 1st paragraph is thesis and the 2nd is explain what song reflects on past and why. I don't know what i should in include in the 3rd paragraph
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 11:08pm by Anonymous

What does line 1 intro duce as the narrators sense of A celebration b frustration c abundance d gratification e disorganization in the poem words by vern ratsala
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 8:23pm by bubba

Composition (Intro Paragraph)
What work have you done on this paper other than writing an introduction and thesis statement? Have you brainstormed ideas and come up with an outline yet? From the ideas in the intro, it seems as if the outline (and therefore the paper) will lean on the side of true reality, ...
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 11:21am by Writeacher

I updated my intro paragraph, is it better?
You can either underline or italicize. Both are correct.
Monday, April 7, 2008 at 3:41pm by GuruBlue

literature/new,revised intro
if everything is fine in this paragraph then let me know the grammatical errors too..!
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 12:23pm by Bella

intro law enforcement
date 9-22-08 fire in a lawyers office main st, ridgefield ct art work was smashed chairs, papers, and curtains started a fire ( match started it) building is empty over night .5 miles from downtown district 1st fire in a chain from arsonist left a law book on the porch what ...
Monday, January 30, 2012 at 1:30pm by mike

Yes, and (just for fun!) put that thesis statement at the end of the intro paragraph, please.
Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 2:09pm by Writeacher

lit/intro and 1st paragraph
so here it is [ again ]: Daughter of Invention [underlined] by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. this family moves from the Dominican Republic to the United States Their family consists of the narrator, her sisters...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:00pm by Bella

OK, now that I've expressed how idiotic I think the assignment is, here's what I'd do if I had your assignment. 1st -- Write one sentence that summarizes each paragraph. You should end up with 7 sentences. (Unfortunately, your teacher neglected to give you the first part of ...
Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 2:50pm by Writeacher

1st paragraph* typo
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8:27am by Chloe

English writing a concluding paragraph
I have to write from specific to general in my concluding paragraph and can't have any contractions, no 1st person or second person , no rhetorical questions , no in conclusion, in summary, etc
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:57pm by Jenna

English Your statement is fine. Is it supposed to be a topic sentence for a paragraph? Or simply an answer to a question?
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:59am by Writeacher

I updated my intro paragraph, is it better?
This looks good. Be sure to underline all book titles.
Monday, April 7, 2008 at 3:41pm by GuruBlue

Have ou ben able to prove your thesis in your intro paragraph? Have you opened up any avenues of dialogue or argument? Can you see how you'll relate your conclusion to your introduction and do you have enough material between, with what you've written, to fill out a thesis ...
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 12:31pm by Eliza

scince maths
1- What volume of hydrogen gas at 273 K and 1 atm pressure will consumed in obtaining 2.16 gm of elemental born(atomic mass=10.8)from the reduction of born trichloride by hydrogen: A- 44.8 lit B-22.4 lit C- 89.6 lit D-67.2 lit
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at 10:26pm by rohit

Ms. Sue is absolutely right about the different sentences in what you posted. The 2nd and 3rd sentences simply repeat the 1st sentence, but in different words. Dump them. Expand on that 4th sentence, and dump the last sentence ... but also remember what you wrote in your ...
Monday, June 1, 2009 at 7:07pm by Writeacher

Intro Finance (correction)
typo: $8280 should be $28,280 in the first paragraph. My computer erased the 2 when I inserted the $
Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 4:46pm by drwls

I updated my intro paragraph, is it better?
Another question then. I think my teacher said the book titles are italicizesd, not underlined. What should I do?
Monday, April 7, 2008 at 3:41pm by Student

12th grade English
Priscilla, I have to do 5 paragraphs, and let me see If I understand what you are telling which is that my intro was good but my body para. sucked, if so then I agree. Thing is I do not know how I would go about analyzing it without telling the story. BTW, my thesis is the ...
Saturday, December 26, 2009 at 12:28pm by Shane

I wrote the 1st paragraph and then got stuck. Thank you for the help but I could ask my mom for help
Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 5:46pm by Alexis

you are to write a one or two paragraph essay on a topic of your choice. can i get some guidence and maybe a couple of good topics i should write about. i dont even know how to write a one or two paragraph essay. like how long should the intro be and the body and then how do ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 5:34pm by henry

There's still too much repetition in that intro. Please revise. Once you have that fixed, then we'll work on the transition to the next paragraph.
Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 2:09pm by Writeacher

introductory paragraph!
Write the paper first, then write the intro. How can you write an intro for a paper that hasn't been written yet?? Follow the writing process steps: Prewriting ~brainstorming ~planning/outlining ~thesis statement writing Writing ~write the first draft OF THE BODY OF THE PAPER...
Monday, March 24, 2008 at 9:29pm by Writeacher

As long as the beginning of your intro (making the thesis the last sentence in your intro) logically leads up to this, yes. Be sure to include the titles and authors early in the intro. If you need more help, please be sure to post your outline so I (or someone else here) can ...
Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 7:12pm by Writeacher

american lit
the representation of the harshness of the praire on my antonia novel i have to write a three paragraph essay thanks
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 3:48pm by Anonymous

kill a mockingbird Read the second paragraph in the section on Atticus. It may give you a clue. The real answer, of course, is in the book itself.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 10:43pm by Writeacher

I need intro paragraph proofread and edited please source used for intro paragraph : empire demands discipline, the coordination of all forces and a deeply felt sense of duty and sacrifice: this fact explains many aspects of the practical working of the regime, the character ...
Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 8:28pm by jake

Reading Honors
Geepers. When writing, it is a usually a good idea to restate the question in the opening paragraph, then follow with your thesis. Example: In Poe's "The Cast of Amontillado", the author created suspense for the reader by using first person......and the use of flashback and ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:04pm by bobpursley

Im not sure where to find a website that can help me write a "hook" in my 1st paragraph in my essay please
Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 8:45pm by Jesica

Check the last paragraph of this site.
Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 7:05pm by Ms. Sue

animals should not - instead of no animal should 1st line. ; after cruelty your first paragraph - you want to state what your arguments are without examples closing paragraph needs to be split between your other paragraphs, your closing argument should be a summation of your ...
Friday, February 17, 2012 at 6:18pm by Cheryl

college English Lit
Can you help me write EITHER 250-word+ paragraph or 10 lines in iambic pentameter outlining your version of a Faustian bargain?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 5:05pm by Twin

Essay Writing
The thesis is repetition. What do you want to write about? You already have these symptoms in the introduction. Either take this out of the intro or go into greater detail in this first paragraph.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 5:27pm by GuruBlue

Grammar and Composition
bobpursley i don't think you saw my earlier posts. it tells what each paragraph should be about. 1-intro, 2-physical appearance, 3-person's surroundings, 4-actions or behaviors, 5-conclusion. is it ok now?
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 6:24pm by y912f

"My Antonia"
A new critc reading "My Antonia" would find many components worth consideration, like Cather's lush descriptions of the prarie and vivid portrayls of living with only the barest essential. Wite a formal paragraph to this question- Analyze the importance of the crossroads where...
Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at 9:49am by tia

Make sure you use "ironic" not "ironical." #3 explains the irony -- the assumption about a rich man's needing a wife seems to be questioned. Read the very first paragraph here.
Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 4:20pm by Writeacher

hi i need a paragraph not instructions on introduction paragraph No one here will write your paragraph for you. Only you can do that. Once you have one written, please post it and someone here will critique your work. http://...
Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at 9:35pm by Gurv

U.S. History
so you mean what i have already? because i don't have any i just have what i'm supposed to do like their biographies, etc. and what to put in the intro paragraph and the body paragraphs
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:36am by Reina B.

Paul ring the church bells at a moment's notice. Change the possessive to its longer form. The possessive is MOMENT'S. Please explain what you mean by your question-- Change the possessive to its longer form. WELL LIKE IF GIRL'S IS THE POSSISSVE THEN U WOULD CHANGE IT TO THE ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 10:02pm by Jenny

Hi. I am not an English teacher, but love English. Your essay is very good, and well researched. May I give you some tips on some changes or corrections you might consider? In each paragraph, be sure to speak in the same tense (past, present, future). Try not to use ...
Friday, April 4, 2008 at 1:29pm by Pam

I am really struggling with the 3 step format for my Thesis Statement Paragraph #2- Paragraph #3-Social akwardness of being tall Paragraph #4-Basketball scholarship=free education Are 3 and 4 okay or would I need to change 4. I am not sure how to write an advantage for ...
Monday, July 11, 2011 at 8:36pm by lizzie

Ap American Lit
Jane Eyre for American Lit. That's interesting!! You'll find some ideas in here:
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 9:47pm by Writeacher

Can someone give me or tell me how I can go about writing a good attention getter 1st sentence for my 5-paragraph essay on the book The Crucible? Thanks
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at 8:37pm by Mike

my first paragraph of the evaluative essay: "Daughter of Invention" by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. The main reason this story was such a big success was because of the use of character development. The story ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 11:40am by Bella

What's the question? Also reading isn't bad, you can LEARN alot by reading. The answers may be in the 1st sentence/paragraph.
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 6:33pm by Sara

The whole first paragraph could be the intro, I guess, but all it's doing is stating (and exaggerating) the stereotype. In the second paragraph, he starts to theorize about how he could explain or respond to the stereotype, and then in the rest of the column -- all the other ...
Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 2:50pm by Writeacher

I'm a 1500 comparative essay on 2 books. I was wondering what the layout should be like? How does this look? Introduction (with thesis) Paragraph 1/subtopic 1 (book 1) Paragraph 2/subtopic 1 (book 2) Paragraph 3/subtopic 2 (book 1) Paragraph 4/subtopic 2 (book 2) Paragraph 5/...
Monday, April 30, 2012 at 8:07pm by Labz

Reading and writing ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Whenever you are writing a comparison/contrast paper (paragraph, essay, research paper), you need to plan it out very carefully on paper first. Try this: ...
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 12:34am by Writeacher

English At the end of the intro is a better place. Then when you start in on the first point of your topic, the connection to your main idea is immediate.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:45am by Writeacher

Composition (Intro Paragraph)
Thank you for the feedback! could you you give some thoughts what direction I could take with the thesis statement? I too was thinking it was a little weak though was unsure what direction to take it. Thanks again!
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 11:21am by Jim

Essay for AP English
Very nice!! Only two ideas for you: 1. Write "dramatically different" rather than "drastically different" in the first sentence of the second paragraph. Better word choice. 2. The titles of the sermons need to be set off by quotation marks, just as you have them, but in the ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 11:59pm by Writeacher

"Paragraph two was more effective than paragraph one because it contained sentence..." "it" refers to what? paragraph one? or paragraph two? The beginning of the paragraph is confusing because you refer to what was "more effective," but then you go on to describe terribly ...
Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 5:50pm by Writeacher

I have a question when to start a new paragraph in first person writing. First Paragraph: I talk about my observation. Second Paragraph: I say what my friend says. Should they be combined into one paragraph? I was confused because for the second paragraph I start with 'My ...
Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 9:50pm by Amy

English 8R - Business Letter Assignment Help!
I have this assignment for my English class. We have to write a business letter to a someone, it can be famous or not. The best part is that we can actually send it to them. So I choose Obama. It's a two paragraph letter. The 1st paragraph, we have to introduce our selves and ...
Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 3:50pm by Laruen

English (essay help)
Like can you give me an example of an intro about confederation including my ideas and that will help me because I already have my body paragraphs done and all I need is the intro
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 1:40pm by Anonymous

Read through it all aloud -- or better yet, ask someone to read it to you. You should hear that the first paragraph and third paragraph should not have that second paragraph between them. Either ditch the second paragraph and move the third one up -- then write a new third ...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 4:29pm by Writeacher

English writing a concluding paragraph
My essay is about conformity and rebellion. I need a really good conclusion. My intro is this: In life there will be certain situations in which we will have to stay in order or choose to make our decisions ourselves. For example there will be times when conformity will strike...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:57pm by Jenna

You need a comma after "saying" in the first paragraph. The title of the play needs to be in italics. Other than those two things, it's fine as long as you don't need a full intro and full concl.
Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 10:37am by Writeacher

English Lit
What does "your soul is the whole world" mean?? I have to write a paragraph with an example but I have no idea what to write. Thanks in advance
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 at 12:15pm by MAI

BobPursly& Writeteacher please view
Yes I did but thats not the whole essay it's only the introduction and 1st paragraph, I have 6 paragraphs all together that includes my introduction and conclusion.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 2:54pm by katelynn

Here are three good sources for information. Then, MAKE AN OUTLINE!!!! This will keep your thinking organized. Use each of the middle paragraphs to discuss one of the pieces of literature Your thesis statement is going to be either that man IS controlled by his naturally good ...
Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 10:08am by GuruBlue

U.S. History
I need help on my intro paragraph, i need a good thesis statement but i don't know if mine is correct. my essay involves three major business leaders in the late 19th century "John D. rockefeller, Andre Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt." so my thesis statement and intro begins ...
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:36am by Reina B.

In a paragraph, use the following words: Inertia, Acceleration, Kinetic Energy, and Newton's 1st Law to describe the physics at work during a car crash
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 5:44pm by Nigear

In a paragraph, use the following words: Inertia, Acceleration, Kinetic Energy, and Newton's 1st Law to describe the physics at work during a car crash
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 5:45pm by Nigear

english essay
Is this a continuation of a longer essay you're working on? The first paragraph doesn't read like an intro to an independent essay. Also get rid of all "I" and "you" (and all their forms) instances in this paper. Then try again.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 5:24am by Writeacher

After setting us up with a full intro to her issue, the author has her thesis statement in the 7th paragraph. “what nobody is saying is that along with the human tragedies... tell how this statement also acts like a transition between parts of essay.
Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 8:54pm by Mohammad

I can't do that because we have to do the intro first and then show it to the teacher. Then do the next paragraph show it and so on. I'm just have difficulty coming up with a good strong first sentence to start my intro off with. I have another question its about what my ...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 6:01pm by Unknown

A paragraph break is the end of one paragraph. It can be shown by a blank line between the paragraphs or the indentation of the next paragraph.
Friday, August 31, 2007 at 8:38pm by Ms. Sue

I don't think that Lena would write him a letter. I think she would sit him down in a kitchen chair and have a "talk". Check the description of Mama at the site below... there is an excellent paragraph on what Mama wants for Walter. In stead of a letter... you might write a "...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 3:30pm by GuruBlue

What are they? How do they affect you? What have they helped you accomplish? What more do you want to accomplish? Paragraph one: Define what a goal and a dream is to you...personally. This is the intro paragraph....well to me a goal means is an accomplishment that I have to ...
Monday, September 15, 2008 at 5:48pm by Shaniqua please help

Essay helpplease
Hi, I'm suppose to be doing an essay on To Kill A mockingBird. On my intro paragraph, my last sentence has to be 'explicitly stated plan' , is this right? "I will provide evidence from the novel which show that the three characters mentioned above, fulfill a role that a mother...
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 8:49pm by May

what is a Paragraph Rationale I assume a paragraph rationale is a paragraph giving the reasons supporting a decision. For instance, I might write a paragraph rationale supporting the Jiskha Homework Help Forum and its value in helping students.
Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 6:51pm by lori

U must connect 'total internal reflection to occur' with the place it takes place which is described in the 1st paragraph in order not to misunderstand the problem. The solution is really easy to find then.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 11:36am by Phu

ms.sue english check
i talk to you about a two paragraph essay and you help me chhose boxing and give me a intro is there anyway i can write my essay now and you can grade it or tell me what i got wrong fixmy mistakes and tell me if its good.thank you i will appreciate it. :)
Friday, July 31, 2009 at 5:59pm by henry

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