The Broadview Guide to Writing is a concise yet uncommonly thorough text with a fresh approach to the craft of essay writing. The first part of the book discusses the style and structure of essay writing, and includes a useful discussion of the intangibles involved in the writing processasuch as confidence, perseverance, and a willingness to deal with criticism constructively. The second part of the book provides thorough coverage of grammar and usage in a comprehensive reference guide, ranging from the simplest mechanical issues (such as subject verb agreement) to subtle distinctions between words that have similar meanings. A wide range of examples is included throughout the book. The fourth edition has been extensively updated and now incorporates the 2008 changes to MLA Style guidelines for documentation. Particular attention is paid throughout to the needs of Canadian students.Additional sample essays using MLA style appear on the Broadview website. Key points about parenthetical referencing and aWorks Citeda lists presented according to the MLA style guidelines appear below. The MLA Handbookfor l/ Vritersanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Broadview Guide to Writing, fourth edition|
|Author||:||Doug Babington, Don LePan, Maureen Okun|
|Publisher||:||Broadview Press - 2009-04-06|