Essay Writing For Canadian Students by Roger DavisEssay Writing For Canadian Students by Roger Davis

Essay Writing For Canadian Students

byRoger Davis, Laura K. Davis

Paperback | February 24, 2015

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Essay Writing for Canadian Students, a popular writing guide for 30 years, presents the writing process as a systematic set of procedures for planning, drafting, and revising deductively organized academic essays. It stresses the analytical skills students need to explore the subjects they write about and ultimately to write clear and coherent papers. 

Title:Essay Writing For Canadian StudentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:February 24, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Rhetoric

1  Writing Essays: An Overview

2  Reading Analytically and Writing Summaries

3  Writing Analysis Essays: Clarifying Essay Topics and Gathering Material

4  Writing Analysis Essays: Formulating a Thesis Statement and Drafting

5  Writing Analysis Essays: Revising

6  Writing Essays on Literature

7  Writing Comparison Essays

8  Writing Evaluation Essays (previously Evaluating Arguments and Writing Critiques)

9  Writing Persuasive Essays

10  Gathering Material for Research Essays

11  Writing Research Essays

12  Writing Research Essays Across the Curriculum (NEW)*


Part 2: Readings

Published Essays

Sample Essays


Part 3: Handbook for Final Editing

A  Final Editing: The Process

B  Grammar: Parts of Speech

C  Writing Better Sentences

D  Writing Better Paragraphs

E  Creating an Appropriate Tone

F  Punctuation

G  Spelling and Mechanics

H  Format


Glossary of Rhetorical Terms

Answer Key to Part 3: Handbook for Final Editing (whole section to be moved to IM for 8e)