Webster's New World Student Writing Handbook

Webster's New World Student Writing Handbook

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The first comprehensive writing guide created expressly for high school and college students. Acclaimed by students, educators, and parents, this guide has assisted thousands of students in writing top--quality essays, term papers, and reports, on any school subject.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 38.1mm | 884.5g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0764561251
  • 9780764561252

Table of contents

Part I: Basics of Good Writing. Prewriting. Writing. Revising. Proofreading. Part II: Methods of Development. Analogy. Cause and Effect. Classification. Comparison and Contrast. Definition. Description. Narration. Opinion. Persuasion. Process Analysis. Part III: Types of Writing. Advertising. Analysis. Announcement. Argument. Autobiography. Biography. Book Report. Character Sketch. Classified Ad. Dialogue. Directions. Editorial. E-Mail. Essay. Fax. Feature Article. Journal. Lab Report. Letters. Social Letters. Literary Analyses. Memorandum. Minutes of a Meeting. News Article. Sample News Article. Notes. Outlines. Paraphrase. Poetry. Precis. Research Paper. Resume. Review. Scripts. Short Answers. Short Story. Summaries. Synopsis. Technical Report. Part IV: Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics. Section A: Classification of Words. Section B: Usage. Section C: Phrases and Clauses. Section D: Punctuation. Glossary. Index.show more

About Sharon Sorenson

SHARON SORENSON is the author of 18 writing books. With a Master's Degree from the University of Evansville and post--graduate work at Indiana University, she taught 22 years in public high schools and in adjunct positions at several universities. In addition to writing, she now travels nationally and internationally offering workshops for teachers and speaking at numerous conventions.show more

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