Step-by-Step Processes

Analysis” is one of the comments of the glossary. It is the longest comment and houses multiple tips, tools, and solution exercises to help you revise areas of your paper for logic, supporting evidence, and balance.

The following processes fall under the comment and you may locate them under the “Analysis Revision Tasks,” “Analysis (Glossary Comment),” “Case Studies,” “Checklists,” and related categories.

The “Analysis” comment falls under Chapter 9: Revising the Analysis and it represents the fifth draft level of the glossary.

A. Analysis Revision and Development

The FAVORS Body Paragraph Analysis Structure

This structure provides options for developing one or more types of analyses within your paper. It begins with pre-analysis sentencing development and ends with analysis integration and synthesis process. The structure includes references to Analysis Methods (below) and Table 12: The FAVORS Analysis Checklist (below).

The FAVORS Step-by-Step Process for Correcting Mismatched Chronology

This process offers tips for correcting issues with logic within the paper. It falls under Task #2: Number, which is a task under the Analysis Acronym (Revision) category.

The FAVORS Step-by-Step Process: Abbreviating Quotes, Plot Summary, and Analysis

This process offers practical exercises for removing irrelevant statements and quotes. The process falls under Task #3: Abbreviate, which is a task under the Analysis Acronym (Revision) category.

The FAVORS Step-by-Step Squaring Process

This process is three-part process and it offers tools for squaring the author’s text within your analysis, squaring your analysis, and squaring your introduction and conclusion. The process falls under Task #4: Level.

B. Checklists, Rules, and Definitions

The FAVORS Definition of Thesis

The FAVORS Definition of Thesis falls under Task #7: Integrate. It defines “thesis” as a vision statement. The thesis expresses the goals and plans of the paper. It establishes an overall objective for the topic sentences so that the objective can be divided further into manageable and actionable parts to produce a measurable outcome.

Analysis Methods

The following analysis methods represent categories for developing and revising the body paragraphs of academic papers. They collectively represent rules for structuring and/or revising the content within each body paragraph.

Comparison and Contrast Analysis

Example Analysis

Description Analysis

Cause-and-Effect Analysis

Process Analysis

Author’s Analysis

Quote Analysis

Thesis Analysis

Evaluation Analysis

Context Analysis

Outline Analysis

Developing Only Two Topic Sentences

Separating the Analysis Sections into Separate Paragraphs

The FAVORS Analysis Checklist

The checklist serves as a precursor to the tasks under the Analysis Acronym (Revision) category.

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