MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

520 views

How should I structure my essay?

Your essay should consist of an introduction, three (or four) pragraphs of analysis, and a conclusion

In your introduction, you should present your thesis statement (what the essay is about/arguing) and give the name(s) of the author(s) and text(s) you will be examining. In addition, you should name 3 techniques that the author uses, and explain the overall effect of the tecqniques. 

In the main body of your essay, you should aim to write three paragraphs of textual analysis. Each paragraph should include the following information:

* Name of technique;

* Quote from the primary text to support your point;

* Detailed analysis of its effect. 

Be sure to include a linking statement at the end of each paragraph to ensure coherency. 

In your conclusion you should say something new or pose a question which will stay in the mind of your reader. 

Jennifer W. GCSE English Literature tutor, A Level English Literature...

1 year ago

Answered by Jennifer, a GCSE English Literature tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

200 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£20 /hr

Lucy M.

Degree: History and Politics (Bachelors) - Glasgow University

Subjects offered:English Literature, Politics+ 4 more

English Literature
Politics
History
French
English
-Personal Statements-

“Patient, calm and an excellent communicator. Vast experience tutoring and caring for children. Insightful and enthusiastic about my subjects.”

MyTutor guarantee

£18 /hr

Kimberley T.

Degree: English literature (Bachelors) - Cardiff University

Subjects offered:English Literature, Religious Studies

English Literature
Religious Studies

“English literature student, song-writer and pianist, proud bookworm and chocolate fanatic!”

£30 /hr

Shani T.

Degree: History and English Literature (Masters) - Glasgow University

Subjects offered:English Literature, History+ 4 more

English Literature
History
English and World Literature
English Language
-Personal Statements-

“I am a first-year student currently studying English Literature, History and Politics at the University of Glasgow, working towards a Masters in History.English Literature and History are both huge passions of mine, both being subjec...”

About the author

Jennifer W.

Currently unavailable: for new students

Degree: English (Doctorate) - Oxford, University College University

Subjects offered:English Literature, English Language+ 1 more

English Literature
English Language
.ELAT

“I am a DPhil (PhD) student in English Literature at the University of Oxford (University College), working on personal correspondence in the Romantic period (c. 1780-1832).As a tutor, I am enthusiastic, diligent, and above all patien...”

You may also like...

Other GCSE English Literature questions

How do I begin to analyse a poem?

How do I practice writing an essay in the timed conditions?

How is religion presented throughout Shakespeare's King Lear?

What are the typical recurring themes in Shakespeare's plays?

View GCSE English Literature tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok