What is Essay?
The Word Essay means to Attempt.
Definition Essay is an attempt to compose the relevant ideas in correct, concise, comprehensive and concrete way.
Essay is just a literary composition of any given Topic Essay cannot be attractive unless you do not give lightness, grace and ease
Selecting The Topic for Essay
There will be two types of Topics
1. General Topics: “We have to specify” (Example: Pakistan) 2. Specific Topics: “already specified” (Example: Politics in Pakistan)
Note: There is no any rule of restriction to choose the topic, it is totally depend on your understanding with the topic. *Although General Topics are more easier than Specific
Select Topic for Essay
Energy Crisis in Pakistan Status of women in Islam Indifference of Attitude Being a child is no child’s play My views about Politics Poverty of our Civil Society Choose the subject you know the best.
Understanding of Topic
Words of Topic are very important in order to recognize the real sense.
Every Solution Breeds a New Problem Strong Democracy in Future of Pakistan
General Rules for Essay
Rule of unity: The Rule of unity must applies to the structure of paragraph and sentences. Coherence: The ideas expressed in the Essay should be joined together logically. Proportion: Proper Proportion should be observed during its various parts.
Structure of Essay
There are mainly 3 Parts of an Essay 1. Introduction 2. Body 3. Conclusion
The introduction guides the reader into your paper by grabbing attention and introducing the topic An Introduction of an essay generally tells the reader that what he is going to read in the body. An Introduction would consider good if it rivets the reader’s attention and suggest him the general aim of the essay. An introduction should be short (max: one page) Introduction should be striking and relevant to the subject. Introduction should lead to the subject without any unnecessary delay. 8
How to write an Introduction?
There are three different methods about writing an introduction of essay. 1. Direct Method: Identify the key words and begin with them. Status of Women in Islam 2. Indirect Method: Start with event, saying, story or statement. 3. Full Statement Method Start with complete Statement which support your topic. Example: If topic is Status of women in Islam. “Islam gives high status to women at every step of life”
A thesis statement is simply an argument that you are going to prove. It is the roadmap for your essay and explains to the reader exactly what you will discuss in your paper. The thesis statement will be the LAST SENTENCE in your INTRODUCTION paragraph. A basic thesis statement contains the topic and the 1 to 3 main points to support the topic. For example: if the topic is about “Culture of Pakistan” You can write “Culture of Pakistan has a long history, blends traditions from several other cultures, and provides a rich heritage. ” 10
2. Main Body of Essay
Body is just Combinations of PARAGRAPHS It contains Facts Illustration and Reflections. Try to place strongest paragraph on the top At least up to 7 pages you must put strongest paragraphs Paragraph must contain one main idea. In every first sentence put your main idea You must justify your main idea in particular paragraph Do not attempt to exhaust the topic. Do not give all that might be said. Avoid using pronouns (I,We, You, They etc…) 11
How to write Paragraph?
A full and complete paragraph consists of a MINIMUM of 8-10 sentences and follows a specific format: TOPIC SENTENCE (1st Sentence) The topic sentence reflects which thesis statement point you will be discussing in the body paragraph.
You must PROVE your POINT by providing...