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Supplemental Course Materials

Background and Other Resources

Literary and Cultural Terms

icon for adobe acrobat Some Advice about the Thesis of a Paper

Blake's Illustrated Songs of Innocence and Experience

Blake's Illustrated The Marriage of Heaven and Hell


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Writing and Rhetoric

Everything You Should Have Learned in English 101

Ethos, Logos, Pathos: Three Ways to Persuade

Walvoord and McCarthy on Good/Better/Best

Organizing an Essay: Using Representative Cases

Organizing an Essay: Cause and Effect

What to Avoid and What to Do (Developing an Essay)

Use of Text (MLA Citation)

MLA Citation Examples

Writing Effective Sentences

Writing Effective Paragraphs

Notes to Style

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Lesson 5

Lesson 7

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