Monthly Archives: August 2014

Writing and the dread five-paragraph essay

For years, English professors who taught incoming college students have bemoaned the five-paragraph essay.  You know the one I mean:  an introduction that introduces three main points, followed by three paragraphs reiterating those three main points, and then a final … Continue reading

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A message to former students

Greetings, and welcome back to GW! The blog is about to become live again, as a new group of students start to post.  I have removed all of you as “authors” on the blog.  However, I don’t have any ability … Continue reading

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