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MLA formatting 101: How to cite a poem

If you are writing a literary analysis about a poem, or just writing an essay and decide that you want to write about a poem, you will find that quoti...

How to write a literary analysis

So, you need to know how to write a literary analysis. Do not worry because we have you covered. A literary analysis involves analyzing the different ...

How to write a movie review

You are tasked to write a movie review. You then research how to write a movie review and think it is easy—but no, that is not the case. You actuall...

MLA Formatting For Your Research Paper

The final step to writing your research paper is formatting the paper. Some professors are strict when it comes to following rules, even subtracting p...

How to Write an Argumentative Essay

The argumentative essay is one of the many types of essays. This type of essay aims to convince the reader to believe its author and to be on their si...

How to write a research paper

Before anything else, it is important to keep in mind that a thesis or a dissertation is different from a research paper. Although both papers are aca...

How to write a reflective essay

Throughout your years in school, you will surely be tasked to write a whole bunch of reflective essays. Thus, it is important to know how to write a r...

How to write a conclusion for an essay

So you’ve just finished writing the bulk of your essay. You’ve already stated your thesis statement, advanced your points in the body paragraphs, ...

How to write a reaction paper

Also called response paper, this is an assignment that asks you to present your reaction to a piece of work. It can be any of the following: article, ...

Beautifying language 101: Literary devices

Poetry, drama, prose,  legends, folktales, myths, and legends - they are all beautified through the use of various literary devices. Some we are awar...

Choosing a topic for argumentative essay

Choosing a topic can take time and can be very tricky. The success of your topic depends on the type of essay you are writing. Plus, with the wide ra...

How to write an article critique

An article critique is a paper about a previously published article or essay. Initially, it summarises the work of the author, then it assesses the wo...

Most Common Types of Essays – “What essay?”

Panic sometimes overcomes a student when seeing an unfamiliar word prior to the term ‘essay’ in their homework. The confusion probably lies the mo...

How to write a good thesis statement

The thesis statement is central to any essay, be it an argumentative essay or an expository essay. The thesis statement is unlike any other sentences ...

Basic literary terms

You are probably here because you need to write a literary analysis essay for your Literature class. A literary analysis requires you to break down th...

A tip to help you write a great essay

How many times have your professors left question marks or clarifications on margins of your essays that you were so sure were perfectly written? And ...

How to cite quotes

Whether you are writing an essay, a research paper, or any other type of academic paper, citing information from good sources such as books and journa...

How to Title an Essay

Most writers have difficulties adding a title to their essay. Whether you are just about to start writing or have finished the essay, the inspiration ...

How to write an analysis of a research article

Writing a research paper is one thing, writing an analysis of a published research paper is another, and it can be overwhelming at times. The fact tha...

On Writing: The Difference Between Critical Analysis And Summary

Summaries and critical analyses are often interchanged by students. Although these two are closely related, their difference is outstanding. Students ...