What Every Student Should Know About Writing about Literature by Edgar V. Roberts, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
What Every Student Should Know About Writing about Literature

What Every Student Should Know About Writing about Literature

by Edgar V. Roberts
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

What Every Student Should Know About Writing About Literature walks students through the process of reading, analyzing, and writing about literary works. The text opens with a brief chapter that defines imaginative literature; then follows a student as he completes a writing assignment on Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace" (the story is included in the text).

Overview

What Every Student Should Know About Writing About Literature walks students through the process of reading, analyzing, and writing about literary works. The text opens with a brief chapter that defines imaginative literature; then follows a student as he completes a writing assignment on Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace" (the story is included in the text). Featuring samples of student work at all stages of the writing process, the text covers reading actively, note-taking, pre-writing, finding and narrowing a topic, drafting the essay, developing thesis statements and topic sentences, using verb tenses properly when writing about literature, building and supporting literary arguments, revising and editing the essay, quoting from literary sources, and documenting in MLA style.

Pearson presents the WESSKA series (What Every Student Should Know About…)-a collection of guidebooks targeting specific topics that are important across the college curriculum. WESSKA guidebooks are designed to provide students with key tools for success, while saving professors from constantly supplementing their lessons. All books in the WESSKA series are available to purchase separately, OR they may be packaged with any main text from Pearson at a discount price. Consult your local Pearson representative for details.

Selected titles in the series include:

What Every Student Should Know About Avoiding Plagiarism (ISBN 0-321 -44689-5)

What Every Student Should Know About Citing Sources with APA Documentation (ISBN 0-205-79581-1)

What Every Student Should Know About Citing Sources with MLA Documentation (ISBN 0-205-71511-7)

What Every Student Should Know About Reading Maps, Figures, Photographs, and More (ISBN 0-205-50543-0)

What Every Student Should Know About Using a Handbook (ISBN 0-205-56384-8)

What Every Student Should Know About Writing Across the Curriculum (ISBN 0-205-58913-8)

A complete listing of all WESSKA titles is found in the back of this book.

Visit our online catalog or contact your Pearson representative for more details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205236558
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/04/2011
Series:
What Every Student Should Know About... (WESSKA Series) Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
84
Sales rank:
513,430
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >