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Essay writing made simple

Author: Eamon Murphy
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : Pearson Education Australia, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new text has been written specifically for first year university students and covers all aspects of researching and writing an essay in a very clear and concise manner.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eamon Murphy
ISBN: 0733980082 9780733980084
OCLC Number: 122311981
Description: vii, 154 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Getting to know each other: why I wrote this book and why you should read it --
Ch. 2. Understanding the essay topic: you can't write if you don't know what it is you have to write about --
Ch. 3. Getting started on the research --
Ch. 4. Reading and note taking --
Ch. 5. Planning and organising: failing to plan is planning to fail --
Ch. 6. Getting down to writing the first draft --
Ch. 7. From first draft to finish: rewriting, editing and polishing --
Ch. 8. Developing an argument: convincing your reader --
Ch. 9. Paragraphing: getting your message across --
Ch. 10. Pausing and stoppping: using punctuation effectively --
Ch. 11. Backing up what you say: demystifying referencing.
Responsibility: Eamon Murphy.

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This new text has been written specifically for first year university students and covers all aspects of researching and writing an essay in a very clear and concise manner.

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