The Basics of Essay Writing

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Routledge, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 117 pages
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Nigel Warburton, bestselling author and experienced lecturer, provides all the guidance and advice you need to dramatically improve your essay-writing skills. The book opens with a discussion of why it is so important to write a good essay, and proceeds through a step-by-step exploration of exactly what you should consider to improve your essays and marks. You will find help on how to: focus on answering the question asked; research and plan your essay; build and sustain an argument; and improve your writing style and tone. Written in the author's accomplished, student-friendly style, The Basics of Essay Writing is packed full of good advice and practical exercises. Students of all ages and in every subject area will find it an easy-to-use and indispensable aid to their studies.

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Contents

Writing essays
7
Overcoming psychological obstacles
15
Key points
21
Copyright

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Nigel Warburton is Senior Lecturer at The Open University and a bestselling author. His other books include Thinking from A to Z, third edition, Philosophy: The Basics, fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics, third edition, Philosophy: The Essential Study Guide and The Art Question and Freedom, all published by Routledge.

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