An opinion essay tells the reader what you, the writer, thinks or feels about a topic.



Characteristics of a Personal Opinion Essay

  1. Opinion broad enough to require support but narrow enough to support in the length required
  2. Reasons are logical, objective and based on facts, evidence, observation or experience
  3. Reasons support your opinion not restate it
  4. Provided all the major reasons and they are understandable to the reader
  5. Organization - chronological, enumerative, climactic, simple to complex or problem and solution
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