Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers, Interactive Edition

Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers, Interactive Edition

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  • Mixed media product
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 43.18mm | 1,065.94g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0130996904
  • 9780130996909

Table of contents

I. WRITING AN ESSAY. 1. Thinking About Purposes and Audiences. 2. Planning and Shaping. 3. Drafting and Revising. 4. Rhetorical Strategies in Paragraphs. 5. Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing. 6. Writing Argument. II. UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR AND WRITING CORRECT SENTENCES. 7. Parts of Speech and Sentence Structures. 8. Verbs. 9. Case of Nouns and Pronouns. 10. Pronoun Reference. 11. Agreement. 12. Using Adjectives and Adverbs. 13. Sentence Fragments. 14. Comma Splices and Run-Together Sentences. 15. Awkward Sentences. III. WRITING EFFECTIVELY. 16. Conciseness. 17. Coordination and Subordination. 18. Parallelism. 19. Variety and Emphasis. 20. Understanding the Meaning of Words. 21. Understanding the Effect of Words. 22. Spelling and Hyphenation. IV. USING PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS. 23. Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points. 24. Commas. 25. Semicolons. 26. Colons. 27. Apostrophes. 28. Quotation Marks. 29. Other Punctuation Marks. 30. Capitals, Italics, Abbreviations, and Numbers. V. WRITING RESEARCH. 31. Using Sources: Plagiarism and Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing. 32. The Process of Research Writing. 33. Documenting in MLA, APA, CM, and CBE Styles. 34. Case Study: A Student Writing an MLA Research Paper. 35. Case Study: A Student Writing an APA Research Paper. VI. WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM. 36. Comparing the Disciplines. 37. Writing About Literature. 38. Writing in the Social Sciences and Natural Sciences. 39. Business Writing. 40. Writing Under Pressure. VII. WRITING WHEN ENGLISH IS A SECOND LANGUAGE. 41.- Singulars and Plurals. 42.- Articles. 43.- Word Order. 44.- Prepositions. 45.- Gerunds, Infinitives, and Participles. 46.- Modal Auxiliary Verbs. Usage Glossary. Terms Glossary. Index. List of Charts.show more

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