In the body of your paper, you will be comparing and contrasting, listing, and explaining examples and elements that are crucial to proving your thesis. In order to do this effectively, you will need to use transitional phrases.
Transitional words, phrases, and clauses improve the connections and relationships between your thoughts.
Take a look at how transitional phrases can improve your writing University of New England: Academic Skills Office
Here is a website listing different transitional devices: OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab