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Writing And Structuring An Essay


Basic essay writing based on the film "East is East"

Basic essay writing based on the film "East is East"

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  • 1.
      • Know your subject matter well!
      • Read the book/watch the film.
      • Discuss it and find out other peoples
      • thoughts on the subject.
      • Do extra research.
    TIP 1: ALWAYS TAKE NOTES. Then it will be easier to remember.
  • 2. Be certain that you understand the essay question correctly. Brain storm alone or with someone. Tip 2: Write down all your ideas. Do not sort them out yet!
  • 3. DRAW A PLAN OR CONCEPT CHART Tip 3: Remember make the connection between the essay question and what you know. There is no proper way to make an essay plan. Just start.
  • 4. STRUCTURING THE ESSAY INTRODUCTION BODY CONCLUSION Clarify any definitions. How will you interpret the question? Arguments/Discussions. Opinions based on discussion in your arguments. Look at different themes from different angles.
  • 5. ESSAY QUESTION In what way does the film EAST IS EAST reflect multi-cultural Britain. INTRODUCTION Clarify any definitions. Writer, director, year of release, characters, scene, period setting, critical acclaim. How will you interpret the question? How do you define multi-cultural? Introduce the film and play. Pick out three main themes to talk about.
  • 6. BODY Arguments/Discussions. Look at themes in the film from both sides and use factual information from your own research. ESSAY QUESTION In what way does the film EAST IS EAST reflect multi-cultural Britain. Themes
      • Cultural identity-traditional values.
      • Racism.
      • Homosexuality.
      • Conflicts between first and second generations.
      • Business enterprise.
      • Immigrant community.
      • Domestic violence.
    Tip 4: Remember every statement has to be explained. If your opinion is that George is a bad person then give examples.
  • 7. CONCLUSION The conclusion should be a well balanced opinion.
      • In what ways are the themes that you have discussed from the film reflected in the facts.
  • 8. More resources WORKSHOP VG2: PP152: How to structure and write a text in eight steps. READ YOUR ESSAY THROUGH TWICE 1. Look at the grammar 2. Look at the logic Tip 5 Allow a friend to read and comment on your essay. Make the changes if you feel them necessary. This will help you with your grammar and your essay style.