Problem-Solution Essay Essay

This essay has a total of 373 words and 2 pages.

Problem-Solution Essay

Have you ever received a problem-solution essay where you cannot think of anything to
write? Although many of the forty million students in America go through this at one time
or another, donít despair! There are several systematic ways to find a writing topic.
Some topics take no research at all. Letís look at a few of them.

First, the local newspaper may contain some interesting articles. The newspaper can be
used as a utility to the writing process. Problems will present themselves in many
newspaper articles. Articles will most likely contain many facts and quotations about a
certain problem making the subject easily researchable in a short time. People must be
careful, though, when using the newspaper. Many other people may use it as a source and
you may find yourself writing about the same thing as someone else.

Another solution might be to write in regard to your own past experiences that have
involved problems and solutions. They may be problems you have had with your parents or
siblings. A problem could be that you cannot decide on something and have to make a tough
decision. Writing about a decision that you made about clothes will suffice. But in the
view of someone else, the problem may seem insignificant.

Both previous solutions may in some cases fail. If so, writing about not knowing what to
write and how to solve that may lead to the best alternative. It may look as if the
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