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Book Reviews, Exercise I: Identifying Parts of an Introductory Paragraph

Fill in the blank with the appropriate letter (a, b1, b2 and c) from Part I. Introduction of the outline. The letter in the blank should describe all information in the sentence or phrase immediately preceding it. Answers can be found at the end of this page.

In Writing About Literature (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1995), Edgar V. Roberts (__) presents students with a guide of topics for writing essays about literature in any genre (__). Students are always seeking ways to improve their own writing but are often lost when it comes to finding their way around a writing guide (__). The organization of Roberts’ guide clearly stands out as practical to students who appreciate its effective and logical structure (__).

Answers: a, b1, b2, c

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