• Research on Prescriptive Grammar and Its Comparison with Descriptive Grammar
    i Research on Prescriptive Grammar and Its Comparison with Descriptive Grammar ii Abstract In English linguistics, there are two approaches which are opposite to each other theoretically: prescriptive grammar and descriptive grammar. These two grammars were born in different historical condit...
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  • Theory in the Writing of Book Reviews by Julie Lorenzen
    An Application of Literary Theory: Considering Reader Response Theory in the Writing of Book Reviews by Julie Lorenzen | | |           | | This paper is about how Reader-Response Theory can be applied to writing book reviews. The notion appeals to me because I have writt...
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  • Writing
    Writing Your Management Dissertation or Project Report Writing Your Management Dissertation or Project Report University of Bradford, School of Management Writing Your Management Project Report Writing Your Management Project Report The way your management dissertation or project rep...
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  • Essay Writing
    Essay Writing Copyright ©1995-2008 by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue Overview The essay is a commonly assigned form of writing that every student will encounter while in academia. Therefore, it is wise for the student to become capable and comfortable with this type of writing early on in...
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  • Chuck Palaunick Essay on Writing
    Twenty years ago, a friend and I walked around downtown Portland at Christmas. The big department stores: Meier and Frank… Fredrick and Nelson… Nordstroms… their big display windows each held a simple, pretty scene: a mannequin wearing clothes or a perfume bottle sitting in fake snow. But the...
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  • Character Development for Creative Writing
    Character Profile Name:Max Werner Age: 48 years Interesting Quirks:Enjoys stealing petty things Strengths/talents/abilities: Brilliant scientist at the CERN ,can foresee things,Shrewd,Analyze complex situations, undertakes risks Weaknesses: Money, power, revenging, unforgiving Likes: Science(o...
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  • English Writing
    How to Write an Essay [pic] Essays can range from being five paragraphs to twenty pages or more, covering any topic, whether it's what you learned from your dog, or why societies become hierarchies. What all essays have in common, however, is that they must stay true to the roots of the word "essa...
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  • Writing a Letter of Recommendation
    Writing a Letter of Recommendation Addendum to Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty second edition Burroughs Wellcome Fund Howard Hughes Medical Institute Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Po...
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  • Legal Writing
    Good Legal Writing: of Orwell and Window Panes 46 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 149 (Fall 1984) Pamela Samuelson Copyright 1984 by Pamela Samuelson George Orwell once wrote that `[g]ood prose is like a window pane. What I take Orwell to have meant by that remark is that when people read...
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  • Art of Writing 3
    The Art of Writing Robert Louis Stevenson The Art of Writing Table of Contents The Art of Writing..............................................................................................................................................1 i The Art of Writing Robert Louis Stevenso...
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  • Similarities of Different Styles of Writing
    Title: Similarities of Different Styles of Writing Similarities of Different Styles of Writing Most recently, I have read many different short stories and poems. The three works that stuck out to me the most are, “A Rose for Emily” written by William Faulkner, “Shall I Compare Thee t...
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  • Writing Techniques
    Writing Techniques Writing Technique: Allusion Definition: A casual or indirect reference. In my own words: A statement that speaks volume indirectly. Example: “Well blessed are the peacemakers, especially the fighting peacemakers!” Reference: Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick” Writing...
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  • The Birth of a Descriptive Essay
    She sat in front of her computer staring at an empty page. An essay is to be born tonight. She rested her head back and released a frustrated sigh. The speckled ceiling offered no help in the dilemma of what to write. Drifting forward she glanced across the table. Remnants of a homemade Hallowee...
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  • Descriptive Essay
    Descriptive essay is a genre of essay which is used to describe a certain subject: a person, a thing, a place, a memory, experience, situation... A good descriptive essay should make the readers feel like they are present in the scene. As other essays, a descriptive essay usually has three parts:...
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  • Academic Writing
    Acknowledgments Grateful acknowledgment is given to the following for use of copyrighted or manuscript material. AIAA for "High Angle-of-Attack Calculations of the Subsonic Vortex Flow in Slender Bodies," by D. Almosino, AIAA Journal 23, no. 8, 1985. Benny Bechor for "Navigation." Jo-Ching Chen for...
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  • Descriptive Research
    Student Learning Outcomes At the completion of this unit of instruction students will be able to: 1. Identify examples of descriptive research (surveys, case studies, documentary analyses, developmental studies, correlational studies) 2. Identify the steps and key principles involved in construc...
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  • Resume & Letter Writing
    Resume & Letter Writing “Keep your resume up to date! You need them at career fairs and for unexpected opportunities. At career fairs I usually bring 40-50 resumes and just talk to companies. I find out what I want to do into in terms of careers and positions.” Dora W., Senior, Applied Math...
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  • Guide to Writing Research Proposal and Thesis
    GUIDE TO WRITING RESEARCH PROPOSAL AND THESIS STRUCTURE I Doctor of Philosophy (BA) Master of Science (BA) CENTRE FOR GRADUATE STUDIES SEPTEMBER 2009 INTRODUCTION All students pursuing a postgraduate programme under Structure I shall submit a thesis for examination as a requi...
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  • Descriptive & Prescriptive Grammar
    Grammar describes the native speaker’s competence in his/her language. Grammars can be descriptive or prescriptive. Is the former more useful than the latter? Explain your answer by discussing the merits of the two approaches in your capacity as a speaker or teacher of English. To me as a speak...
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  • Statistical Report Writing
    Statistical Report Writing School of Mathematics , The University of Manchester.Contents 1 Summary 2 2 Introduction 2 3 Structure 2 3.1 Title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3.2 Summary/Abstract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3.3 In...
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