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Get background information on writing constructs

These sources describe different writing constructs:

OWL Guide to Writing -- use the topics on the left side of the screen to explore different writing constructs

Bad Ideas about Writing (PDF) -- use the table of contents to get ideas or search for a specific construct within the book

Find sources on writing constructs

Use these to find sources on how your writing construct has been viewed over time (its history), as well as different perspectives on the construct.

Google Searching

You can also try Google searches for writing constructs, but remember to evaluate your sources.

Google Web Search

Got a Citation?

You've got two options to track down articles.


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Didn't find it? Try Google Scholar:

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