Monthly Archives: January 2011

College Humanities Writing Tips III – Integrating Quotations

3. Integrating and Contextualizing Evidence In your papers, your quotes should be relevant to your claims. You need to introduce your quotes and contextualize them to show how they develop your argument. A well integrated and contextualized quote will support your … Continue reading

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College Humanities Writing Tips II – Transitions

Welcome to the second installment of a few quick tips I put together for college humanities students writing about literature and history – and anyone else, really. Well chosen transitions function not only to polish your writing, but also to … Continue reading

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College Humanities Writing Tips I – Getting Started

Preparing for a new semester? Here’s the first installment of a few quick tips I’ve put together for college humanities students writing about literature and history. General Advice Be specific and remember: ANALYSIS, not summary. Persuade your reader. Make a … Continue reading

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