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Understanding the Essay Title

This site demonstrates how to decode an essay title to help when writing essays and examination questions. Finding clues in the title of the essay you are asked to write is a good way to focus on what you really need to find out and what you really need to say. In exam and essay questions you are likely to come across a number of different "process words". These words are the key to what is required of you in answering these questions and you should pay particular attention to them..


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