Some typical methods of paragraph development include narration, exposition and description. Although each style is distinct, these modes are commonly combined together in most forms of writing. More »

Each paragraph must relate to the main thesis in a clear way. Open each paragraph with a statement that defines your argument, and use the rest of the paragraph to expand on that facet of the main argument. More »

Developing a paragraph through the rhetorical use of elimination is a variation on the pattern of paragraph development by definition. Rather than defining what the subject is, a paragraph developed by elimination tells ... More »

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