Show your class the power that asking the question, "So What?" can have on essay revision. This handout includes an explanation of why you might ask yourself, "So What?" while writing, as well as an example of an original paragraph and a revised paragraph. When seen next to each other, these paragraphs demonstrate how detail strengthens writing. This is not an interactive handout; but, you could have your writers practice revising a paper by asking themselves, "So What?"