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Students will find help with forming and supporting an interpretation, avoiding plot summary, integrating quotations from a literary work, observing the conventions of literature papers, and using secondary sources. Writing about Literature also includes two sample student essays — one that uses primary sources and one that uses primary and secondary sources.
The full primary texts are also included. About the Author Diana Hacker personally class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students over thirty-five years at Prince Georges Community College in Maryland, where she was a member of the English faculty.
Hacker handbooks, built on innovation and on a keen understanding of the challenges facing student writers, are the most widely adopted in America.
Nancy Sommers, who has taught composition and directed composition programs for thirty years, now teaches writing and mentors new writing teachers at Harvards Graduate School of Education.
A two-time Braddock Award winner, Sommers is well known for her research and publications on student writing. Her articles "Revision Strategies of Student and Experienced Writers" and "Responding to Student Writing" are two of the most widely read and anthologized articles in the field of composition.
Her recent work involves a longitudinal study of college writing to understand the role writing plays in undergraduate education.
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Guidelines For Writing A Literature Review Before you start writing an essay or a research paper, it is essential that you acquaint yourself with the field ofstudy.
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Diana Hacker conceived A Writer’s Reference as a quick-access innovation in handbook format, and Nancy Sommers continues to reinvent its content for an evolving course emphasizing critical reading and writing.
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