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Unformatted text preview: Assignment 1 The purpose of this assignment is to provide you with an opportunity to get early feedback on your writing skills, and to allow you to explore a topic that is relevant in todays business environment. It will also expose you early to a valuable resource: the Brock University library databases. To begin this assignment, you will need to logon to the Brock University website, and then follow this sequence: 1. Hit libraries. 2. Hit research. 3. Hit databases. 4. Choose subject business. 5. Choose Business Source Complete (item 2); Canadian Newsstand (item 3); and CBCA Complete (item 4) 6. Search for information on Jimmy Pattison After finding the information you want, write a 300-word (maximum) essay: Who is Jimmy Pattison. Specific requirement for this assignment: One of the common mistakes writers make is to use a comma splice (also called a comma fault). Demonstrate that you know what is a comma splice by including one comma splice in your essay (see pp. 450-452, 505 of Penguin). by including one comma splice in your essay (see pp....
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