Link / Conclusion

  • Think
    • Consider the question you are responding to…
      • do you have more to say?
        • can you link this argument to a second point?
        • can you link this argument to a second quote?
        • can you link this argument to a wider contextual idea?
        • can you link this argument to your further understanding of the text?
      • have you reached the end?
        • summarise your main idea or your description of what you think about the writer’s attempt at presenting the text / theme / character, etc… in this way
  • Write
    • Write your reader response in (at least) a single, concise sentence
      • use a linking phrase to start a new paragraph or a concluding sentence to wrap up your answer.

This sentence: Link

Previous sentence: Writer

Next sentence: Argument (if this is followed by another paragraph)

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