Adam and Eve

Literary Themes Ambition

Ambition “Ambition” is a difficult trait to pin down because it is so human: On the one hand, we want…

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Final Advice on Rewriting

» Whenever possible, get feedback from a trusted reader- In every project,* there comes a time when the writer has…

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Revising

A writer rarely—if ever—achieves perfection on the first try. For most of us, good writing is largely a matter of…

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Writing a Rough Draft

Seated at last, you prepare to write, only to find yourself besieged with petty distractions. All of a sudden you…

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Developing a Literary Argument

Once you have finished a rough outline of your ideas, you need to refine it into a clear and logical…

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Prewriting: Discovering ideas

Topic in hand, you can begin to get your ideas on the page. To generate new ideas and clarify the…

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Writing About Literature

If one waits for the right time to come before writing, the right time never comes. —JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL Assigned…

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