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What are the basic components of a five paragraph essay? Additionally, where is the thesis statement typically placed within a five paragraph essay?
A five paragraph essay consists of an introductory paragraph, followed by three body paragraphs, and ends with a concluding paragraph. The thesis statement should be included in the introductory paragraph.
What would you describe as the most important theme in the novel, The Great Gatsby. Give one supporting example from the text to support your claim.
The most important theme of the Great Gatsby is the concept of The American Dream. One supporting example of this lies in the character of Jay Gatsby himself. Jay Gatsby is a self-made man who went from rags to riches. He embodies the idea that, despite the circumstances you are born into, you can have anything you want in America as long as you are willing to work for it.
Identify the parts of speech in the following sentence: Mr. George let the children into the classroom.
Subject: Mr. George Verb: let Indirect Object: the children Direct Object: homework
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