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Creating Outlines by Kathleen Lietzau

Creating Outlines by Kathleen Lietzau What is an Outline? Macro Outlines Micro Outlines Crafting an Outline Moving from the Outline to the Paper What is an Outline? An outline is a way of formally arranging and developing your ideas. Though … Continue reading

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Sample Compare-Contrast Essay Outline

Sample compare-contrast essay outline Here is a sample outline for an essay comparing and contrasting Achilles’ and Odysseus’ attitudes toward war. This example is excerpted from the Excellence in Literature Handbook for Writers, which contains much more information on this topic … Continue reading

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Copywork: How Benjamin Franklin Taught Himself to Write Well

Although copywork is often seen as an exercise for young students, it’s a classic tool that is useful for almost anything you want to learn to do well. Artists copy the works of great masters in order to study their … Continue reading

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Ch. 3 – Outline of US History

Outline of American History (a publication of the US State Department) Chapter 3: The Road to Independence Rebellion that made a new nation “The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the hearts and minds of … Continue reading

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