In the blueprint, the author signals an intention to support the precise opinion . The author of the example above introduces three different kinds of evidence: cultural detail, Indian words, and quotes from Black Elk. Informed by this blueprint, the reader expects to encounter one section (a paragraph or more) devoted to each subtopic. [I am surprised at how many students confuse the order of their points, or else throw in a list for no discernable reason, and then immediately drop it. --DGJ]
Writing for an Audience Who is your audience?