Essay Writing

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Introduction: Discuss what the text is prompting the reader to think about Australian society. Consider how this is achieved.

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Introduction: Characters often give insight into the themes presented in a story. Discuss.

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Conclusion Summarises your argument. This statement should link to the question and should reinforce your Thesis Summative Sentence Summarise your main points.…