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Main components of an essay.

Thesis:

What is a thesis?

How to formulate a good thesis!

Composing and Revising:

Word Choice

Sentence Style

Grammatical Sentences

Punctuation:

The Comma

The Semicolon

The Colon

The Apostrophe

The Period

The Question Mark

The Exclamation Point

The Dash

Quotation Marks

Long Quotation

Parentheses

Brackets

The Ellipsis Mark

Writing Mechanics:

Spelling

Abbreviations

Capitalization

Writing Numbers

Italicizing

Hyphenating

Researching and Citing Sources:

American Psychological Association (APA) - The American Psychological Association (APA) style is often used in nursing and social science courses such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology.

Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) - Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) is often used for history courses and some other humanities.

Modern Language Association (MLA) - Modern Language Association (MLA) style is used in English, and other humanities courses such as art and music.


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