Through its use of conversational and supportive tones, this guide assists new students with the transition to academic study. It includes explanations, summaries and exercises and a new chapter on writing a dissertation proposal.
The book seeks to introduce student readers to the community of research and writing beyond the classroom, with its complex interactions, values, and goals. It presents writing from a range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, cultivating students’ awareness of the subtle differences in genre.
This book helps students understand the intricacies of grammar through the deconstruction and rebuilding of a variety of high-interest literary quotations. By showing how specific elements and devices are used to create meaning, this concise text acts as a grammar guide for any course with a writing component.