Everything you need to know to write an essay without reading the book.
How do you manage to write an essay without reading the book? Good question, it can be done with persistence and determination; for finding the information to put your essay together. What is the story about? That’s where you should start in order to write the essay. Here are a number of pointers to help you on the way. Don’t worry you can pull this off with your new sense of willpower.
- When is the essay due? Knowing when the essay is due will give you a time line of how much time you have to prepare your material. Is there a classmate that can give you information on what the story was about? If so take notes. You will need to have enough information from the stories: plot, theme, characters, goals and outcome. Write down everything you want to ask about the story and take down notes from the friend that is helping you out.
- How long does it need to be? How many words long does the essay need to be? Stick to the total length the story is supposed to be. No need to go over the word count, but stay as close to the number of words your instructor is asking for.
- Subject of information, what is the story about? Who is it about? Where is the story at: past, present or future? Get all the details you need for writing a good, interesting essay; even if you haven’t read the book yourself. You can still pull it off with help from a friend(s).
- Theme what is the main theme of the story? Write about that in your essay. What did you think of the setting, characters and main idea behind the story? Write that sort of thing in your essay. You will need to gather a great deal of information in order to put a good essay together without reading the book. Do you have more friends that took that class? What do they have to say about the story? Can you read their essay for an idea of where they are going with their mind frame on the book? It will give you a good idea to start your own essay.
- Plot of the story, what is the plot of the story? Did you like it? Write about the main character and the theme of the story.
- How do you feel about the main character of the story? What kind of person was the main character? Was she/he funny, tall, short, sad, fat, lost, poor, or old? What was he/she doing in the story of interest? Pick important details.
- Gather up the information for your assignment. Have you decided how you are going to pull off writing this essay without reading the book? If you don’t have friends that are in that class maybe ask someone else. In addition, there are other alternatives to getting the information you need. There might be a movie to watch on the story/book. You can also check your internet search engine for information on the book. The reviews! That will help you a lot too.
- Putting the essay together, do you have a beginning, middle and ending to your essay; consider all major details of the story that you have learned about.
- What to do now? Did you get all the information gathered yet? Did you write your essay? If not make sure you get to it and get it in before you miss the dead line.
- Summing it all up. Now that you have finished writing your essay feel relieved that you are not under the stress and hassle it caused anymore; because you didn’t read the book. Make sure that next time you read the book so you will feel better about it and have more confidence in your essay without the hard work of gathering up information from other sources. Instead you will be able to read and then write about what you read in the book. Furthermore, you just might like the book to boot!