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Can anybody give better ways to start an essay apart from "this essay will talk about" and better ways to provide evidence and link sentences please?
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You could start with a question as that will work as a hook to get your reader's attention. Think about what the essay is about, what question could it be answering. Then you could say something like the aim/purpose of this essay/research/investigation/analysis is to address this question.

As for linking sentences and paragraphs, do a google search for connectives and you will find lots to pick and choose from.
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I always start my essays with the definition of the main word/topic the essay is on. For example of the essay is on how hope is portrayed throughout the novel, i would start off with Hope is the desire for a particular thing to hapoen. It plays a pivotal role throughout the novel...

When providing evidence remember PEE
Point a simple introductory sentence for your evidence
Evidence quote from novel etc using words like 'this can be seen when' 'this is evident when' 'this is implied' etc
Google will give you examples

Explain now explain how your evidence is evidence for the point you made. So dig a little deeper and think outside the box

Link sentences through the use of connectives.
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thank you sooo much! I've got my mocks next week and I am stressing!
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