Most of the time when you are tasked with an essay about a book or article you've read for a class, you will be expected to write in a professional and impersonal voice. But the regular rules change a bit when you write a response paper. Unlike in more formal writing, the use of phrases like "I thought" and "I believe" is encouraged in a response paper. You'll still have a thesis and will need to back up your opinion with evidence from the work, but this type of paper spotlights your individual reaction as a reader or viewer.
AP English Language and Composition Exam - AP Central
Skip to content. Skip to navigation. Each semester, you will probably be asked by at least one instructor to read a book or an article or watch a TV show or a film and to write a paper recording your response or reaction to the material. In these reports—often referred to as response or reaction papers—your instructor will most likely expect you to do two things: summarize the material and detail your reaction to it. The following pages explain both parts of a report.
The reasoning is that it is unfair to tax corporate. This most likely extends from an unconscious or conscious need to control the world around us. Such control can give a sense of security regarding our future. If we can explain why events happen, we can attempt to predict when and for what.
You will only have 45 minutes to complete this essay, so it is important to familiarize yourself with the nature of the prompt. Read through this guide to become more familiar with the prompt and how to write the best response possible. Since the GED Exam is administered on a computer, you will type your essay into a text box. You will first be presented with two Stimulus Passages and then you will be given an essay prompt. The Stimulus Passages will each have 4—5 short paragraphs that introduce an issue and take a stance on that issue, with one passage opposing the other.