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Writing Essays and Compositions

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Writing Essays and Compositions

This pathfinder will serve as a guide for students in writing essays and creating compositions.

Subject Headings &

English language

English language--Rhetoric



Call Numbers

      PE English Language

      PE 1001-1693 Modern English


      808.4 Rhetoric of Essays





A dark tinge to the world : selected essays (1987--2005) by Reyes, Soledad S.

808 . 8499921 R456 2005 



Composing the essays an : prewriting, shaping, and revising by Ken M. Symes

PE 1408 S87


Crossing cultures : reading for composition by Henry Knepler, comp.

PE 1417 C75 1991


Getting it down : how to put your ideas on paper by Judi Kesselman-Turkel

PE 1408 K557


Reading and writing short essays by Morton A. Miller

PE 1417 R37


The Essay connection : readings for writers by Lynn Z. Bloom, ed.

PE 1417 E73


Techniques for writing : composition by Milton Wohl

PE 1128 W755


Writer's choice : composing and grammar by William Strong, 1940-

PE1408 .S7715


Essentials of writing by Vincent F. Hopper

808.042 Es1 2000


Paragraphs & essays : a worktext with readings by Brandon, Lee

808.042 B819 2005


The student writer by Clouse, Barbara Fine

808.042 C647 2013


Writing Argumentative Essays by Nancy V. Wood 

808.042 W6 1998


Teacher's Collection

Creating compositions by Harvey S. Wiener

PE 1408 W5819 1981


Detail and pattern : essays for composition by Robert Baylor

PE 1413 B3 1976


Exploring through writing : a process approach to ESL composition by Ann Raimes, 1938-

PE 1128.R22 1993


From copying to creating : controlled compositions and other basic writing exercises by Helen Heightsman Gordon

PE 1413 G67 1985


Sentence combining : a composing book by William Strong, 1940-

PE 1408.S7713


Strategies for writing successful essays by Nell Meriwether

PE 1408.M48


The Writer's resource : readings for compositions

PE 1417.W674 1994


Writing in English by Anita Pincas

PE 1413.P54 1995


English skills with readings by Langan, John

808.0427 L271 2012


Getting the words right : 39 ways to improve your writing by Cheney, Theodore A. Rees

808.042 C518 2005


Paragraphs and essays : with integrated readings by Brandon, Lee

808.042 B819 2011


Sentence skills : A workbook for writers by Langan, John

808.0427 L271 2008


Online Subscriptions

EBSCOHOST β€” is a full text online research databases which ranges from general reference collections to specifically designed, subject specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library β€” is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
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JSTOR β€” offers high quality archives of over one thousand leading, academic journals across the humanities, social science, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.
β€”on campus use only

Note: For more library online subscriptions
(free web resource and on campus use),
visit Rizal Library’s Website at


Useful Tools

EMC Website                            




Computerized Index to Philippine Periodical Articles (CIPPA)*


Local Periodicals Index*


Online Databases*               


Open Access Journals


Finding Periodicals & Periodical Articles


Citation Tools


* On-campus access only. Online subscriptions courtesy of the Rizal Library


This pathfinder contains suggested materials dealing with writing essays and compositions that are available at the Ateneo de Manila High School Library. In any case, some references were not included.


Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 06:46

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