Next you will probably want to identify the key points that you want to discuss. There may be many points you find generally interesting, but ask yourself if they are relevant to the essay in question. To do this it can be useful to try to think of a title for your essay.

Essays as Shared Psychoanalysis. I too found myself writing essays as a result of reading. And I suppose Annie Dillard must be correct in noting of writers, “She is careful of what she reads, for that is what she will write” , because I came by way of philosophy, and it permeates everything I write.

Research several sides of the topic and form an opinion. Introduce the various arguments about it, both for and against your view. Use some evidence in the body of your essay to support your own view, and/or explain the views submitted. Summarize the concepts, and statenwhy you believe what you believe.

Click the “OK” button to finish. What About You? Do you use Word’s grammar checker?

You can either do it yourself or ask a colleague to read it. Getting a fresh pair of eyes to read what you have written always helps. If you cannot do that, then there is always an alternate option: Grammar Checker Online.

You may find it useful to state in the introduction which points you are focusing on and why. Keep your reader informed of the development of your argument.

Proofreading a document is essential; there’s no getting away from it.

There are two ways that you can turn it off, depending on whether you want to affect the entire document or only a portion of one. This tip covers both methods. See Go Deeper at the top of the left column for related topics.

Type a name for the macro in the “Macro name” box — probably the name used after the first “Sub.” For this macro, that’s “ToggleGrammarError.” Click the “Create” button. Delete the “Sub [macro name]” and “End Sub” lines that Word created in the macro window. The macro window should now be completely empty (unless you already have other macros in there).