may pierce your heart, but in all likelihood they closely resemble the eyes of every other person on the planet. 41 6 Take a walk. A topic sentence explains to the reader what the paragraph is about. Why would anyone put something extra around their neck and then invest it with special significance? How would you explain it to them over the phone?
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Transition to a new paragraph with a signal phrase like "firstly "for example "similarly or "however." Did this summary help you? These were the condemned men, due to be hanged within the next week or two. 26 3 Use paragraphs of different lengths. We face glowing white headlights of cars following us, our sneakers pressed against the back hatch door. For example, instead of, "One goal is to graduate college." write, "Graduating college is an accomplishment that will open doors to more careers." Unanswered Questions Ask a Question 200 characters left Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. A thesis statement conveys to the reader the points and/or arguments you wish to make in a paper. So I stand in doorways of hospital rooms and gaze. Use common words (not jargon short declarative sentences, and easy-to-follow logic to guide your introduction. And bowing like an overpolite Japanese Buddhist trying to tell somebody goodbye.