How to Write Better Essays

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Palgrave Macmillan, Apr 15, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 320 pages
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This book takes the reader carefully through each stage of essay writing from interpretation of the question, to the research, planning, writing, and revision. The book shows how to improve not just study skills like note-taking, reading, organization, and writing, but thinking skills as well. Readers will learn how to analyze difficult concepts, criticize and evaluate arguments, use evidence, and develop more of their own ideas. This book gives clear practical advice, with a troubleshooting section that deals with a range of common problems.

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Contents

Interpretation of the Question
5
Research
77
Planning
145
Writing
179
Revision
275
Conclusion
298
Bibliography
305
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About the author (2008)

Bryan Greetham currently teaches philosophy at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia. He also runs thinking and writing skills courses based on this book at universities, colleges and schools in New South Wales.

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