A writer’s thoughts opinions or feelings on a particular topic issue or theme all relevant thoughts on the topic are presented in an organized and logical manner an essay can be divided into three sections the introduction the body and the conclusion.
The introduction must draw the attention of the reader, the body must be a coherent presentation of ideas that flow naturally from one to the other it is composed of several paragraphs, the conclusion must reinforce the ideas mentioned in the essay and create a lasting impact on the reader.
Remember that an essay is a form of self-expression an essay must be well sought and planned in order to write an essay one must sharpen one’s writing skills they can be sharpened in a number of ways reading reading newspapers essays stories articles on science travel etc gives one insight into different methods of presentation and organization of subject matter it also expands one’s knowledge observation observing people and situations contributes to one’s understanding and knowledge of things writing one must write on a variety of subjects in order to hone presentation skills and improve one’s writing style.
The process of writing an essay consists of a number of stages topic. First select the topic or theme on which you will write an essay and choose a title collection note down any ideas based on the topic this may include general points on the topic different ideas or presentation settings for the essay etc selection next select the relevant ideas this involves sifting through the collected ideas organization organize the ideas in a logical and coherent pattern this helps in creating a smooth flow of ideas outline an outline for the essay allows us to structure our ideas so that they fall under the introduction body or conclusion revision.
Check the finished essay in order to ensure that you have covered all the essential points, check that the title is suitable for the completed essay also revise the essay in case of any punctuation spelling or grammatical errors there are different types of essays they are descriptive narrative imaginative argumentative analytical reflector and picture compositions a descriptive composition or essay describes people places or things the description can be real or imaginary if the composition is about a person it is more effective to describe the person through his thoughts and actions rather than simply through a physical description a narrative composition narrates or tells a story or event that happened it is concerned with a sequence of action in a narrative composition events follow a chronological.
Order dialogues may be used to infuse life into the narration other elements like time place and setting are also important in a narrative composition. An imaginative composition as the name implies requires the writer to use a great deal of imagination ideas are created through imagination and organized and expressed with greater freedom than a factual composition an argumentative composition attempts to convince the reader to agree with one’s ideas opinions or thoughts in an argumentative essay one cannot have a contradictory or ambiguous stand one can state facts or examples to support one’s argument one can use opposing points of view in order to present the argument an analytical essay explores all the aspects of a particular topic it examines the interrelationship of these aspects another type of essay is a reflective composition such an essay reflects the writers thoughts or reflections on abstract topics or concepts sometimes a composition can be written using a picture this is called a picture composition the pictures used as a trigger for the composition it forms an integral part of the composition the characters or setting in the picture I use to create a storyline or theme for the composition.