Bloom's How to Write About Mark Twain (Bloom's How to Write by R Kent Rasmussen

By R Kent Rasmussen

The author of 2 of the main iconic characters in all of literature, Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain has lengthy been considered as the imperative American author. this article is helping scholars to improve their analytical writing talents and important comprehension of this crucial writer and his works.

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Besides starting with a mechanical and obvious transitional device, this conclusion does little more than summarize the main points of the outline (and it does not even touch on all of them). It is incomplete and uninteresting. How to Write a Good Essay 25 Instead, your conclusion should add something to your paper. A good tactic is to build upon the points you have been arguing. Asking why? often helps to draw further conclusions. ” Since scholars often discuss this story as an allegory, you could discuss the allegorical use of color.

Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly.  .  .  . How to Write a Good Essay 29 Note that an ellipsis has exactly three periods and is preceded by a space. In the above example, the ellipsis following “told the truth” is preceded a period that ends a sentence. Technically that period is not part of the three-point ellipsis, but sometimes a period followed by an ellipsis is called a four-point ellipsis. Punctuate Quotations Properly Punctuation of quotations often causes more trouble than it should.

If you have done a good job establishing your points in the body of the paper, readers already know and understand your argument. There is no need to merely reiterate. Do not simply summarize your main points in your conclusion. Such a boring and mechanical conclusion does nothing to advance your argument or interest your readers. Consider the following conclusion to the paper about color in “Young Goodman Brown”: In conclusion, Hawthorne uses the colors brown, pink, black, and red to tell his reader a lot about humanity.

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