Throughout the Writing Whatever program, you have seen examples of great writing from professional authors. Now it’s time to dig deep into an essay that is one of the most frequently read essays of modern times. Amazingly, it demonstrates virtually all of the lessons we have covered in the Writing Whatever program. In addition, you will learn how to write a grabber introduction, how to organize your body paragraphs with clarity and detail, and how to end with a clincher paragraph that summarizes and convinces. Isn’t that where you have been heading all along?

Course curriculum

  • 1

    34 — The Snapshot Introduction

    • Welcome!

    • 34 — Video

  • 2

    35 — The Vocabulary Triangle

    • 35 — Video

  • 3

    36 — How To Use a Semicolon

    • 36 — Video

  • 4

    37 — Correlative Conjunctions

    • 37 — Video

  • 5

    38 — How Form Echoes Content

    • 38 — Video

  • 6

    39 — Compare and Contrast Essay

    • 39 — Video

  • 7

    40 — A Superb Model Essay

    • Introduction to the Essay

    • Essay: Complete text

    • Essay: Bullet points

  • 8

    41 — Paragraph 1

    • 41 — Text

    • 41 — Reading only

    • 41 — Commentary

  • 9

    42 — Paragraph 2

    • 42 — Text

    • 42 — Reading only

    • 42 — Commentary

  • 10

    43 — Paragraph 3

    • 43 — Text

    • 43 — Reading only

    • 43 — Commentary

  • 11

    44 — Paragraph 4 - Part 1

    • 44 — Text

    • 44 — Reading only

    • 44 — Commentary

  • 12

    45 — Paragraph 4 - Part 2

    • 45 — Text

    • 45 — Reading only

    • 45 — Commentary

  • 13

    46 — Paragraph 4 - Part 3

    • 46 — Text

    • 46 — Reading only

    • 46 — Commentary

  • 14

    47 — Paragraph 5 - Part 1

    • 47 — Text

    • 47 — Reading only

    • 47 — Commentary

  • 15

    48 — Paragraph 5 - Part 2

    • 48 — Text

    • 48 — Reading only

    • 48 — Commentary

  • 16

    49 — Paragraph 6

    • 49 — Text

    • 49 — Reading only

    • 49 — Commentary

  • 17

    50 — Paragraph 7

    • 50 — Text

    • 50 — Reading only

    • 50 — Commentary

  • 18

    51 — Paragraph 8

    • 51 — Text

    • 51 — Reading only

    • 51 — Commentary

  • 19

    52 — Paragraph 9

    • 52 — Text

    • 52 — Reading only

    • 52 — Commentary

  • 20

    53 — Paragraph 10

    • 53 — Text

    • 53 — Reading only

    • 53 — Commentary

  • 21

    54 — Paragraph 11

    • 54 — Text

    • 54 — Reading only

    • 54 — Commentary

  • 22

    55 — Paragraph 12

    • 55 — Text

    • 55 — Reading only

    • 55 — Commentary

  • 23

    56 — Paragraph 13

    • 56 — Text

    • 56 — Reading only

    • 56 — Commentary

  • 24

    57 — Paragraph 14

    • 57 — Text

    • 57 — Reading only

    • 57 — Commentary

  • 25

    58 — Paragraph 15 - Part 1

    • 58 — Text

    • 58 — Reading only

    • 58 — Commentary

  • 26

    59 — Paragraph 15 - Part 2

    • 59 — Text

    • 59 — Reading only

    • 59 — Commentary

    • Congratulations!