The Department of English
A Brief Guide to Better Writing


Are you ready to write that brilliant essay, but just don't feel sure you know what you're doing? Let us help you. Read any or all of the sections below, and you'll have a better idea what your English professors expect of you.

Notes on writing about literature:

Valerie Allen, Chairperson
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