Question

# Give resonating structures of Anisole.

Hint: We must know that the resonance structures are series of Lewis structures which represent electronic bonding on structure. Therefore, resonating is a process that’s stabilizing the chemical structure by shifting electrons.

Complete step by step solution:
We must remember that a molecule can have resonating structures only when it carries a lone pair or double bond on the atom that is next to the double bond in a molecule. And also the concept of the conjugation of “double bond - single bond – double bond” in benzene ring or “double bond – single bond – lone pair” conjugation in the benzene ring.
Anisole, also known as methoxy-benzene, has a chemical formula as $C{H_3}O{C_6}{H_5}$.
If we can draw more than one correct Lewis structure that satisfies octet rule for a molecule, then the structure of that molecule is known as resonating structures.
Resonating structures have two or more possible structures that can be represented by dotted lines or with an arrow between them.
Changing the position of the double bond may give you the final product of resonance. Moving lone pairs and bonds will give you intermediate structures of resonance.
Following are resonating structures of Anisole:

Additional information:we must remember that the resonating structures of a molecule represent the delocalization of electrons within the molecule itself and so the structures are also known as resonance hybrids. Methoxy group in anisole is an electron-donating group and it is directly attached to the benzene ring. Due to the resonance donation of electrons by the methoxy group, Anisole is more reactive in electrophilic aromatic substitution.

Note: We need to remember these points while drawing resonating structures:
Never move atoms in the structure.
Move only electrons in lone pair and double bond
Keep the framework of bond in molecules intact
While drawing a resonating structure we keep the overall charge of the molecule to be the same.