Fit To Print: The Canadian Student's Guide To Essay Writing

Paperback | January 3, 2012

byJoanne Buckley

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Fit to Print is designed to be a brief, engaging text that covers all the basics of writing an essay in a scholarly environment. Going into its eighth edition, this text continues its tradition of teaching students how to organize and write an essay with attention to overcoming specific difficulties of grammar and style. Joanne Buckley believes there is not just a single framework for writing an essay; by taking a narrative approach, she recognizes the complexity of writing a paper, but does so in a way that is easy for students to understand and apply to their own writing.

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Fit to Print is designed to be a brief, engaging text that covers all the basics of writing an essay in a scholarly environment. Going into its eighth edition, this text continues its tradition of teaching students how to organize and write an essay with attention to overcoming specific difficulties of grammar and style. Joanne Buckley...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.06 × 7.37 × 0.5 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176503870

ISBN - 13:9780176503871

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Introduction: Defining the EssayPart One: Developing the EssayChapter 1: Devising a ThesisChapter 2: Setting Tone: Audience AnalysisChapter 3: Choosing Words: Avoiding Jargon, Slang, and StereotypesPart Two: Designing the EssayChapter 4: Designing an OutlineChapter 5: Shaping the EssayChapter 6: Choosing a Pattern of DevelopmentPart Three: Putting the Essay TogetherChapter 7: Finding Research Materials for the EssayChapter 8: Paraphrasing Sources and Integrating QuotationsChapter 9: The Research EssayPart Four: Drafting the EssayChapter 10: Making an IntroductionChapter 11: Drawing a ConclusionChapter 12: Writing ParagraphsChapter 13: Perfecting the EssayChapter 14: Mending the EssayPart Five: Keeping Your Head: Kinds of Essay WritingChapter 15: Finding Your Voice: Modes of Essay WritingChapter 16: Collaborative WritingChapter 17: The Essay ExaminationChapter 18: The Précis and SummaryChapter 19: The Informal EssayChapter 20: The Literary EssayChapter 21: The Book ReviewPart Six: Documenting and Delivering Your PaperChapter 22: Planning Your Paper's LayoutChapter 23: Documenting-MLA, APA, and University of Chicago GuidelinesPart Seven: Fit, Form, and FunctionChapter 24: The Sentence SimplifiedChapter 25: Common Sentence ProblemsChapter 26: Elements of Style: Structuring the SentencesChapter 27: Reducing WordinessChapter 28: Some Writing and Grammar Advice for ELL Writers