Main Idea

One of the most basic reading skill is the ability to determine the main idea of a piece of writing. There are two important points to remember about main ideas:

  1. Main ideas are general as opposed to specific.
  2. Authors state main ideas indirectly. Readers must infer main ideas.

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  1. how can i determine central theme of paragraph if head line is not given

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