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Probably the greatest difference between students who do well and studentswho do poorly in philosophy courses is in their ability to read and comprehendan argumentative (philosophical) essay. If you learn how to read anargumentative essay, you will also be at least half of the way toward knowinghow to write one. You will also have learned a skill that is central toanalytic thinking that will help you in other courses and in many otherprojects. You should be able to state specific points discussed below, each inone clear sentence (OCS).
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Be sophisticated in your writing without being confusing. Sound intelligent but make sure you are easy to understand. In other words, use a wide range of syntax. Use long and short sentences. Just make sure you do not abuse either, especially with run-on sentences. Last but not least, use correct punctuation. There is nothing more painful than to read an essay with poor grammar and punctuation. This makes your essay become a riddle where the reader cannot really tell what you are trying to say.
A film essay (or "cinematic essay") consists of the evolution of a theme or an idea rather than a plot per se, or the film literally being a cinematic accompaniment to a narrator reading an essay. From another perspective, an essay film could be defined as a visual basis combined with a form of commentary that contains elements of self-portrait (rather than autobiography), where the signature (rather than the life story) of the filmmaker is apparent. The cinematic essay often blends , , and using tones and editing styles.