While you do this, be aware of whether you need to increase the number of words, or decrease it to reach your target.
Acknowledgements This is your opportunity to mention individuals who have been particularly helpful. Visual rhetoricians have often attempted to understand text-image arguments by privileging one medium over the other, either using text-based rhetorical principles or developing new image-based theories.
As you go, you can slot in ideas, references, quotes, clarifications, and conclusions as they occur to you, to make sure they are not forgotten. Developing an argument An important aspect running through your dissertation will be your argument for: why this specific topic is worth researching; why this is a good way to research it; why this method of analysis is appropriate; and why your interpretations and conclusions are reasonable.
Designing your detailed structure If your dissertation is well-structured, easy to follow, logical, and coherent, your examiners will probably enjoy reading it, and will be able to listen to your argument without the distraction of trying to make all the links themselves.
Under each chapter heading, list a series of important sub-headings. Taylor G. More ideas will be presented in the Study Guide The art of editing. Items that can usefully go in the appendices are those that a reader would want to see, but which would take up too much space and disrupt the flow if placed within the main text.
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You may choose to review your draft from the standpoint of a dissertation examiner, which might involve preparing a list of questions that you want to see answered, then reading through your dissertation scribbling comments, suggestions, criticisms, and ideas in the margin.
As a contribution to scholarship in religious rhetoric and media studies, this dissertation offers evangelistic websites as a case study into the ways persuasion is carried out on the Internet.