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Writing Essays about Literature: A Brief Guide for University and College Students

3.53  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Engaging but rigorous, this concise guide gives students a detailed framework for writing an "A" paper.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 20th 2010 by Broadview Press Inc (first published October 15th 2010)
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Noelle
Oct 12, 2015 Noelle rated it it was ok
This could possibly be a good book if it was specifically for someone who has never written an essay about literature. Or even for someone who is not an English Major who doesn't know how to begin an essay for their required English course. Otherwise, it's written in a way that's extremely condescending to anyone who has before written an essay in a different way and liked their result. It's one thing to have a way which you like and would like to share, but she basically just tells you that if ...more
Gord Higginson
May 17, 2011 Gord Higginson rated it really liked it
Still reading this book--may be one of the most interesting and comprehensible books on essay-writing I've encountered. So far very easy-to-understand how-to book using W C Williams' poem "This is just to say..." as the subject of the book's hypothetical essay.
Jeff
Sep 20, 2015 Jeff rated it liked it
A very straightforward manual on essay writing; I will be sharing a number of passages from this with my students.
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Sep 09, 2012 Myra Sullivan rated it it was ok
A lot of this book I thought was just common sense. The rest was taught to me in high school and earlier, so I didn't learn very much from it.
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