Essay Bites. These bite-sized chunks of information are designed to help you with everything to do with essay writing. Each Bite introduces you to key aspects of researching, planning and writing an essay. The series will answer many of the questions or concerns you might have about the process of essay writing.
ENGL1086 The Act of the Essay. Module Overview. This module focuses upon the essay as a critical practice and a literary form. The essay is fundamental to literary criticism, and basic to assessment across your degree. But the essay is also a literary and popular-cultural genre in its own right, a form that marks the invention of the individual and the compulsion to, as Virginia Woolf puts it.