Clanchy, John

How to write essays : a practical guide for students / John Clanchy and Brigid Ballard. - International ed. - Melbourne, Australia : Longman Cheshire, 1983. - x, 133 p. ; 21 cm.

Originally published under the title: Essay writing for students (1981)

Clearing the ground -- Choosing the essay topic -- Reading for your essay -- Note-taking for essay writing -- Analysing and planning -- Drafting and redrafting -- Editing -- Assessment and follow-up -- Exam essays -- Appendices.

Provides help with analysing the essay topic, understanding what is being asked for, reading and researching the subject, developing an argument, planning the draft, and polishing the final essay. Practical advice is also given on broader topics such as how to manage a heavy workload efficiently, how to take notes, and how to overcome a writing block. The book is mainly - but not exclusively - intended to help university and college students in the arts and social sciences.

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English language--Rhetoric
Essay --Authorship
Composition (Arts)

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