Sample Academic Essay

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Sample Academic Essay

Sample Academic Essay

Knowing How to Live Alone
Introduction

 

"Hook"

"Alone one is never lonely," says the poet and
author Mary Sarton in praise of living along.
 
Most people, however, are terrified of living
alone. They are used to living with others ­­
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children with parents, roommates with
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roommates, friends with friends, husbands with
wives. When the statistics catch up with them,
 
therefore, they are rarely prepared. Chances
are high that most adult men and women
Thesis statement will need to know how to live along, briefly or longer, at some time in their lives.
First Body
 
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In the United States, circumstances often
Topic sentence force people to live alone. For example, many high school and college graduates move away
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from their hometowns and continue their
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educations or take jobs. Most schools assign
roommates, but employers usually expect
And how they
people to take care of their own living
relate to the
arrangements. Also, married people might feel
thesis.
they will always be together, but currently one
out of two marriages ends in divorce. An even
(The background sadder statistic concerns the death of a spouse. paragraph is not Estimates are that in the next twenty years eight always included out of ten married women will become widows, in an academic

usually late in life. These facts show that most
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people have to live by themselves at least once
in their lives whether they want to or not.
 Second Body
 
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One good way to prepare for living alone is
Topic sentence to learn how to take care of practical matters. For example, some students and
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newly single people might not know how to do
something as simple as opening a checking
account. When making arrangements alone,
they might be too tense to find out that they can
compare banks as well as the benefits of...
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