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How to Write an Essay

An essay is a short piece of writing that generally shows the author's view on a particular subject. There are many different kinds of essays, including narrative, descriptive, and persuasive. The following steps, however, can be used to write any kind of essay.

  1. Establish your topic »
  2. Organize your ideas »
  3. Write a first draft »
  4. Revise the first draft »
  5. Proofread the final draft »
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