Transitions are commonplace elements in writing, but they are also powerful tools that can be abused or misapplied if one isn’t careful.
Here are some ways to ensure you are using transitions effectively.
We transition between ideas that are usually related to one subject.
On the macro level (sections and paragraphs), we often use whole paragraphs or sentences to transition from one idea to the next.
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This page only provides a list of transitional words; be certain you understand their meanings before you use them.
Use transitions with enough context in a sentence or paragraph to make the relationships clear.
The characters in Book A face a moral dilemma, a contested inheritance.
So today, let’s tackle what you need to know about using transition words for essays.
If you’re reading this, then you’re probably all too used to writing essays.