Out of all the various essays that you will end up writing in your academic career, one of the most fun types may be persuasive papers. Within these types of essays, you are free to say pretty much what is on your mind without being expected of a right or wrong answer.
During your time writing this essay you might find it a little difficult to transition in between paragraphs. Nonetheless, we are here to share with you a few tips (seven to be exact) that you can utilize at your discretion.
Within your writing, if there is a different (opposing) perspective that you plan on mentioning or know of, which will be a great transition for you to use. While no one wants to seem like the person that knows it all, being able to show that you understand the other side is a great way to show your readers how much research you have done.
Having an opinion about something at this point typically has a history behind it. This could generally start as a transition right after your 1st introduction paragraph. After this, you can then continue to the major portion of your assignment (the body paragraphs) effortlessly.
While you are not technically talking face to face with your readers, one way to keep them interested in reading is asking them questions. “What do you think about this?” “Am I going overboard with my perspective?” Simple questions, yet direct will work as a transition for you and intriguing phases for them.
If you are looking to learn something new, do not be afraid to ask yourself questions. While you may want to challenge your readers, also challenge yourself.
Transitioning into an experience that you have endured is a textbook transition that you can utilize.
During the past days/months/years did your perspective on the topic you’re writing about change or stay the same?
The entire purpose of a persuasive piece of writing is to get people on your side. In text form, feel free to debate the other side as to why you are right and they are wrong (respectively).
With these seven easy tips we hope that you understand the ways you can approach transitional periods during your persuasive assignment. You can either use them all or maybe just a few. It all depends upon what you are writing about, how long is the paper (per page), and your ability to transition at will.