is writing about, the idea that is coming out from what you are reading; if you
were asked what the piece was about, whatever you respond that should be the
main idea. The Main Idea/Point is NEVER A VERB so it can never be stated
like this...\u201dThe main point/idea of this passage is to inform...\u201d If you have done this
then your answer will be incorrect. Always remember the main point/idea is never
to do something rather it is stated like this...\u201dThe main point/idea of the piece is
that students have problems answering the Module One essay...\u201d.
So the writer wants to \u201cinform the reader of...\u201d, \u201cto entertain the reader...\u201d, \u201cto
criticise...\u201d \u201cto argue that...\u201d. Remember that all writers writer with a
purpose/intent in mind, to shift the readers from point A to point B!
words what is this device adding to the piece, how does it appeal to the senses
and therefore to your understanding and most importantly how is it aiding
the author to achieve her purpose and expand her main point? For example
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