Spending some time searching for additional sources to add to the essay can be a great way to add quality content to it. Why happiness? Introduction: Introductory Paragraph See, first, Writing Introductory Paragraphs for different ways of getting your reader involved in your essay.
Although students sometimes complain that the lengths demanded of essays are too long, most of the essays you will write are really relatively short. Finally, the overall idea - that weaknesses within the church make it vulnerable to attacks from the outside - is not very clearly expressed.
This hook also leads into the last, or concluding, paragraph. Photo courtesy of Caleb Roenigk Share:. Despite the fact that fascism has been recently defeated, Greene sees the lack of any contemporary values which could provide social cohesion as providing the potential for its reappearance.
There are no hard or fast rules and regulations here - no writing committee has decreed that a paragraph should contain an ideal number of words or sentences or run a certain length over a page. Read each draft carefully and critically. To some extent the reader has to guess what the writer is really trying to express.
Notice that the opening sentence in each paragraph is a strong one. Do not repeat these phrases mechanically in your essays - the imagery will not always be absolutely key to understanding the story.