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How to write better essays /

by Greetham, Bryan.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Palgrave study skills.Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781137293282.Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric | Exposition (Rhetoric) | Essay -- Authorship | Academic writing
Contents:
Interpretation of the question -- Research -- Planning -- Writing -- Revision.
Summary: In this book, the author teaches how to: analyse essay questions and break down difficult terms and concepts; brainstorm effectively; evaluate and criticise arguments; express thoughts coherently and develop a personal style of writing; and plan and structure essays from introduction to conclusion. The book offers practical techniques for analysing, criticising, discussing and evaluating material, improving style, revising final drafts and avoiding plagiarism. This edition includes new chapters on critical thinking, tackling reflective writing assignments, and how to create and analyse concepts. It also features a new companion website providing annotated essays to illustrate the successful outcome of the methods taught in the book, exercises to develop critical thinking skills, and additional examples of how to analyse concepts. List(s) this item appears in: Learning Hub - Study Skills books | Palgrave study skills series
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Includes bibliographical references (page 310) and index.

Interpretation of the question -- Research -- Planning -- Writing -- Revision.

In this book, the author teaches how to: analyse essay questions and break down difficult terms and concepts; brainstorm effectively; evaluate and criticise arguments; express thoughts coherently and develop a personal style of writing; and plan and structure essays from introduction to conclusion. The book offers practical techniques for analysing, criticising, discussing and evaluating material, improving style, revising final drafts and avoiding plagiarism. This edition includes new chapters on critical thinking, tackling reflective writing assignments, and how to create and analyse concepts. It also features a new companion website providing annotated essays to illustrate the successful outcome of the methods taught in the book, exercises to develop critical thinking skills, and additional examples of how to analyse concepts.

Text in British English.

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