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Table of Contents

Composition/style. C. Composing and revising
C1. Planning
C2. Drafting
C3. Revising
C4. Writing paragraphs
C5. Designing documents .
A. Academic writing
A1. Writing about texts
A2. Constructing reasonable arguments
A3. Evaluating arguments
A4. Writing in the disciplines
S. Sentence style
S1. Parallelism
S2. Needed words
S3. Problems with modifiers
S4. Shifts
S5. Mixed constructions
S6. Sentence emphasis
S7. Sentence variety
W. Word choice
W1. Glossary of usage
W2. Wordy sentences
W3. Active verbs
W4. Appropriate language
W5. Exact language
W6. The dictionary and thesaurus
G. Grammatical sentences
G1. Subject-verb agreement
G2. Other problems with verbs
G3. Problems with pronouns
G4. Adjectives and adverbs
G5. Sentence fragments
G6. Run-on sentences
ESL challenges
E1. Verbs
E2. Sentence structure
E3. Articles and types of nouns
E4. Using adjectives
E5. Prepositions and idiomatic expressions
Punctuation. P1. The comma
P2. Unnecessary commas
P3. The semicolon
P4. The colon
P5. The apostrophe
P6. Quotation marks
P7. Other marks
Mechanics. M1. Spelling
M2. The hyphen
M3. Capitalization
M4. Abbreviations
M5. Numbers
M6. Italics
Researching
R1. Conducting research
R2. Evaluating sources
R3. Managing information ; Avoiding plagiarism
R4. Choosing a documentation style
MLA papers
MLA-1. Supporting a thesis
MLA-2. Citing sources ; avoiding plagiarism
MLA-3. Integrating sources
MLA-4. Documenting sources
MLA-5. Manuscript format; sample paper
APA and CMS papers
APA-1. Supporting a thesis
APA-2. Citing sources ; avoiding plagiarism
APA-3. Integrating sources
APA-4. Documenting sources
APA-5. Manuscript format; sample paper
CMS-1. Supporting a thesis
CMS-2. Citing sources ; avoiding plagiarism
CMS-3. Integrating sources
CMS-4. Documenting sources
CMS-5. Manuscript format; sample pages
Index. B. Basic grammar
B1. Parts of speech
B2. Parts of sentences
B3. Subordinate word groups
B4. Sentence types
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

"Includes 2009 MLA & 2010 APA updates"

Other Titles
Writing about literature

Classifications

Library of Congress
PE1408 .H2778 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxxv, 509, 34, 58 p.
Number of pages
509

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27096398M
ISBN 10
0312664761
ISBN 13
9780312664763
LCCN
2009923876
OCLC/WorldCat
712710005

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