Essay Structure

Essay structure refers to organization; it refers to how you organize and support the ideas expressed within your essay.


What are the three essential parts of an essay?

  1. Introduction: one – few paragraphs at the beginning of the essay (the length should be in proportion to the essay as a whole)
  2. Body: one – several paragraphs in the middle of the essay
  3. Conclusion: one – few paragraphs at the end of the essay (like the introduction, the appropriate length depends on the length of the essay)

Introduction


Body


Conclusion



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