Essay Outline Format Example
|Introduction: Begin with at least 2 general sentences. They should “hook” the reader and become more specific, leading to your | |thesis. The final sentence of your paragraph is your thesis statement. | |Introduction: | |The Simpsons is the longest running animated show in television history. | |-The show focuses on the lives of Homer, his wife Marge and their three children: Bart, Lisa and Maggie. | |-The success of the show goes beyond the humorous adventures of the five family members. | |Thesis Statement: The Simpsons’ longevity is a result of its variety of comedic techniques, its stock of colourful characters and | |its sharp satirical eye. | |Body Paragraphs: Write each sentence in full. You should aim for three points for each B.P. Use the point proof discussion method. | |You should have at least 3 sections that use this format. | |Body Paragraph #1: The Simpsons employs several techniques that generate humour. | |Points: |Proofs: |Discussions: | |A) The Simpsons use Irony to great effect |A) Homer: “I am so smart! I am so smart! |A) In misspelling the word ‘smart’ while | |in many episodes. |S-M-R-T I mean S-M-A-R-T!” (while burning |praising his supposed intelligence a | | |high school diploma on wall in his house...
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