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The wiley guide to writing essays about literature

Author: Paul Heaick
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This outstanding practical guide to writing analytical essays on literature develops interpretive skills through focused exercises and modeled examples. The program is tailored to meet the specific needs of beginning undergraduates.-Features unique, detailed guidance on paragraph structure -Includes sample essays throughout to model each stage of the essay-writing process -Focused exercises develop the techniques  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Headrick, Paul.
Wiley Guide to Writing Essays About Literature.
Somerset : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Heaick
ISBN: 9781118571507 1118571509
OCLC Number: 865020965
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed November 21, 2013).
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Contents: Title page; Copyright page; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1: Audience and the Literary Analysis Essay; The Importance of Audience; The Audience for the Literary Analysis Essay; 2: Analytical Paragraphs; Initial Analysis; Analytical Paragraphs and Their Three Components; Common Problems in Analytical Paragraphs; Working with Analytical Paragraphs; Integrating Quotations from Literary Texts; 3: Theme; Defining Theme; Debating Theme; Identifying Themes; Effective Statements of Theme; 4: Argument Structure; The Difference between a Logical Sequence and a List; Organizational Paragraphs and Titles. 5: Types of Literary Analysis EssaysClose Readings; Passage Analysis Essays; Comparative Literary Analysis Essays; Literary Analysis Research Essays; In-Class Essays; Appendix 1: MLA Format; The Appearance of the Essay; Documentation: Works Cited List; Documentation: In-Text Citations; Formatting Quotations; Appendix 2: Sample Essays; 1. A Literary Analysis Essay on a Short Story; 2. A Literary Analysis Essay on a Poem; 3. A Literary Analysis Essay on a Play; 4. A Literary Analysis Essay on a Novel; 5. A Literary Analysis Essay on a Film; 6. A Passage Analysis Essay. 7. A Comparative Literary Analysis Essay8. A Literary Analysis Research Essay using Critical Sources; 9. A Literary Analysis Research Essay using Historical Sources; Appendix 3: "The Yellow Wallpaper," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Appendix 4: Selected Exercise Answers; Exercise 1.1 A; Exercise 2.1 A; Exercise 2.2 A; Exercise 2.3 A; Exercise 2.4 A; Exercise 2.5 A; Exercise 3.1 A; Exercise 4.1 A; Exercise 4.2 A; Exercise 4.3 A; Exercise 4.4 A; Exercise 4.5 A; Exercise 5.1 A; Exercise 5.2 A; Exercise 5.3 A; Exercise 5.4 A; Appendix 5: Glossary of Literary Terms. Appendix 6: Structure and Mechanics: Marking Abbreviations for Instructors and Peer EvaluatorsTitles; Introductory Paragraphs; Thesis Statements; Analytical Paragraphs; Integrating Quotations; Index; Structure and Mechanics Checklist.
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This outstanding practical guide to writing analytical essays on literature develops interpretive skills through focused exercises and modeled examples. The program is tailored to meet the specific needs of beginning undergraduates.-Features unique, detailed guidance on paragraph structure -Includes sample essays throughout to model each stage of the essay-writing process -Focused exercises develop the techniques outlined in each chapter -Dedicated checklists enable quick, accurate assessment by teachers and students -Enhanced glossary with advice on usage added to core definitions.

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