Research Essay 结构
Research Essay Structure
Two-part title: follow format for MLA
1. Introduction Paragraph - Approximately 10~12 sentences. 1. Extended Bridge 2. Statement and clarification of topic 3. Problem/issue surrounding topic 4. Focus of your essay on this topic 5. Brief overview of what has expressed on this topic 6. Thesis: Obvious, your argument, implication, cultural value.
2. Body Paragraph - Approximately 8~10 sentences, 3~4 paragraphs 1. Including direct/indirect quotation, paraphrase, summary 2. TOPIC SENTENCE 3. Clear explanation on examples 4. Relate to your thesis 5. Transition to next point
3. Refutation Paragraph - Approximately 8 sentences 1. TOPIC SENTENCE 2. Respond to this objection 3. Recall values behind your thesis 4. Emphasize how your view is stronger and more compelling that the objection you raise 5. Provide example 6. Reinforce broader social/moral context to your thesis
4. Conclusion Paragraph - Approximately 8 sentences 1. TOPIC SENTENCE 2. Final word on how your evidence support your thesis 3. Future work on this topic 4. Concluding statement
Appendix - if required (charts, photographs, tables)