There are times when you have to write an essay on a certain topic, you wrote a plan, you did a research to find more useful information, you wrote every single idea you could come up with, and there are still not enough words and your essay is way too short. No panic, there are some ideas that will help you fill in your essay with a lot of useful information.
Search for more information from alternative sources. It is always useful to find out more information about a topic from all the sources of information you can use. If you searched on the Internet, now try to find something in books or magazines in your local library. If you know a foreign language, that can be a great advantage. Have a look at foreign books or articles and chances are you may find something that your essay lacks.
Show alternative viewpoints. Many men, many minds. Two different people are very likely to have different viewpoints. Describe the problem form all possible perspectives. For example, if you are writing a paper in philosophy on Hegel’s understanding of freedom, you may include Kant’s concepts of the same problem. Everything is understood better when shown in comparison to something else. Thus, your essay will even improve if you do that. Continue reading How to Fill in an Essay