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How to Ask Good Questions in an Essay 217 Views
We like to say that the first step toward asking a good question is marinating in your thoughts. Uncle Bob's BBQ chicken isn't any good unless it has spent some time juicin' up—what makes you think your thoughts are any different?
You probably shouldn't talk about how irrelevant your topic is or how illogical all your arguments are. Maybe avoid boring your reader to tears as...
First tip: you don’t want to say exactly what you already said. And you certainly don’t want to bring up something new. Did we mention that you...
You want to be as picky with your citations as Goldilocks was with her porridge—not too many, not too few... juuust right. You want to prove that...
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