Week Eight Assignment
In my final paper I plan on using definitions. I think that this will help my essay out a lot. Using definitions will tell your reader the true meaning of your paper. It will allow the readers to get a full idea of what your essay will be saying, as in the main point of the essay. With me, I am writing about why Americans should not have a credit card. So, I have to make sure I get the point across and make them not want to get a credit card. By doing this I need to really put in my essay all the bad things a credit card can cause. A definition essay will also give details about the examples that readers may not understand right away. Detail is very important in an essay to me. I have to make sure in every essay I include plenty of detail throughout. It allows the essay to stick out and pull the reader in, wanting to read more. I want my readers to really believe that what I am writing about is bad in this case. I hope to provide a lot of resources from the internet to make sure my readers know about the consequences of owning a credit card.
When it comes to using compare and contrast, I was not aware that I used them as much as I do. When I was going over my paper I didn’t think that I was using comparing and contrasting in my essay, but the further I went on and was looking I saw that I actually did. When talking about why Americans should not have a credit card, I wanted to make sure that I told them all the good things, which in this case there are about one or two good things about getting a credit card. However, there is a large amount of bad things. The whole point of comparing and contrasting is weighing out the good and bad for me.
In my rough draft I used words like, “if you are to get a credit card you can go out and go on the shopping spree that you always wanted to.” “However if you are to go on that shopping spree you will be stuck with another monthly bill...