• Submitted By: joselin_1
  • Date Submitted: 06/16/2014 7:35 PM
  • Category: English
  • Words: 874
  • Page: 4

I. Introduction
A. (Opening Device) written in complete sentences
Welcome to Hollywood! Where the weather is hot and the ladies are hotter. Where dreams come true and fantasies become reality. But nobody said they were going to be pleasant.

B. (Thesis statement) written in complete sentences
According to the article, Solving the 4k mysteries of the Black Dahlia. Elizabeth Short’ death is one of the notorious murder case ever to happen in Los Angeles
C. (Preview of Main Points) written in complete sentences
I will be discussing who Elizabeth Short was, her life before death and how she was murdered .
II. Body
A. Main point #1 (written out in complete sentence)
1. In the article Black Dahlia, by journalist Julia Scheeres published in April 2007 by crime library, Elizabeth Short embodied the feminine ideal of the 40’s, with her meaty legs, full hips and a small up-turned nose.

a. Born July 29, 1924 in Hyde Park Massachusetts

b. family of five, had rough childhood

2. She was known to be the sweetest and most beautiful person
a. She always wore black attire and always dyed her hair to jet black
b. She looks like a porcelain doll
Transition (written in complete sentences) needs to connect main points 1 and 2 together Elizabeth short took a cross country to live with her dad in Vallejo. She went to California in hopes to enable her to break into movies.

B. Main point #2 (written in complete sentence)
1. According to the article, Elizabeth Short published on January 2013 by biography.com, it states that she was working as a waitress to support herself while dreaming of catching her big break into Hollywood’s acting scene

a. She also worked in Camp Cooke, which now is an Air Base in Lompoc.
b. Her lust for life was overwhelming

2. She go on dates for just free food.
a. flooded with military men

Transition (written in complete sentences) needs to connect main points 2 and 3
Months before her death, she was living her...

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