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WRITING ESSAYS--  SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library   Revised  January 23, 2001

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT ESSAYS

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.5
 inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.10
 Klein, Marcus."Essay".v.5   Holman, C. Hugh. "Essay".v.10

REFERENCE BOOKS

Writers Inc.                                                                                                      Ref. 808.02   K32  2001
Includes guidelines, and examples for the following kinds of essays:

Pages 105-114   Traditional essay guidelines
Pages 105-114    Expository
Pages 195-197   Argumentation
Pages 205-207   Cause and Effect
Pages 202-204   Comparison
Pages 208-209   Definition
Pages 156-157    Descriptive
Pages 147-151    Experience
Pages 158-159    Eyewitness Account
Pages 160-162    Interview Report
Pages 192-194    Opposing Ideas
Pages  115-123   Persuasive
Pages 210-212    Problem/Solution
Pages 200-201    Process 
Pages 163-165    Profile of a Person

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.

 Essay.  Essays American essays;  English essays

SELECTED BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

Writing in the Real Classroom 808.042 P268
How to Write Better Compositions, Term Papers and Reports 808.042 S819
Write Source 2000, A Guide to Writing 808.066 W956 1999
Writing on-line, Using Computers in the Teaching of Writing 808.04207 W956
Revision, the Rhyme of Meaning 808.042 M699
I was just thinking : a book of essay 824.008 I11 

INTERNET RESOURCES

Writing persuasive essays Writing Essays
James Cook University Essay Writing Writing in the Sciences
Guide to Writing a Basic Essay Essays about American history

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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001