common mistakes during essay writing

The most important aspect of essay writing is to determine or rather understand its subject. As well, in order to write a perfect essay, you need to define desired length of a paper and purpose of each section.
Start you essay with main idea or some eye-catching phrases. Remember that your goal is to capture reader’s attention right from the start. Often, experienced writers use allegory when an unexpected event or fact is associated with the main theme of the essay.

Further, I would like to consider common student mistakes during essay writing. Avoiding these mistakes undoubtedly will help you to receive a better grade and overall enhance your essay writing skills.

Bad check. It is not enough to check a grammar of your essay. Re-read your essay and make sure that there are no any ambiguous expressions of figures of speech, etc.

Tedious forewords and not enough details. Too often an interesting essay is downgraded because it consists listing of statements without illustration of these statements by relevant examples. As well, students too often use common clichés in their writing, such as: the importance of hard work and perseverance, learning from mistakes, and so on and so forth.

Verbosity. Typically, essay is limited to a certain number of words. That is why you need to reasonably dispose the amount of words. Sometimes it means giving up some ideas or details, especially if they have already been mentioned somewhere in the paper, or are not directly related to the case. Such things only distract attention of a reader and overshadow the main topic of your essay.

Long phrases. The longer the sentence –  the better. Many students are following this rule. However, this is far from truth. It is essential to note that long phrase does not prove correctness of an author, while short sentences often produce a greater effect. The best possible scenario is when long phrases are interspersed with short ones. Try to read your essay aloud. If you feel puffed, break sections into smaller paragraphs.

When you finish writing an essay, do the following exercise. Give each paragraph a letter: S (short) or M (medium) or L (long). S – at least 10 words, M – at least 20 words, L – 20 or more words.

Proper essay must have the following or a similar order of letters – M S M L M S.

Incorrectly structured essay often has such sequence of letters – S S S M L L L.

Do not overload your essay. During essay writing, try to drop too complicated words from encyclopedias if you are not sure of their meaning. Misuse of such words distracts reader’s attention and detracts the value of an essay itself.

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