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guidetowriting 2University of Southampton | Hammering the prose. Anacademicguidetowritingessays
 

Summary: Anacademic
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2University of Southampton | Hammering the prose. Anacademicguidetowritingessays
It is important to remember that an academic essay should communicate your ideas with clarity
and precision and represent a balanced approach to your chosen subject.
Contents
1 What is an essay? 3
2 Quality versus quantity 6
3 A `well researched original piece of work' 7
3.1 Referencing 7
4 General advice 7
5 Writing the first draft 8
5.1 Constructing an argument 8
5.2 The paragraph structure 9
5.3 Linking ideas -- keeping your essay coherent 10
5.4 Academic writing 15
5.4.1 Quality academic writing 15

  

Source: Anderson, Jim - School of Mathematics, University of Southampton

 

Collections: Mathematics