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Harbrace Essentials with Resources for Writing in the Disciplines
     

Harbrace Essentials with Resources for Writing in the Disciplines

by Cheryl Glenn, Loretta Gray
 

ISBN-10: 1133590888

ISBN-13: 9781133590880

Pub. Date: 04/24/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Ideal for reference in the classroom or office, this brief and easy-to-navigate handbook puts clear and concise grammar, style, mechanics, and punctuation information, as well as strategies for writing paragraphs and essays, conducting research, documenting sources, and writing papers in a variety of disciplines at your fingertips.

Overview


Ideal for reference in the classroom or office, this brief and easy-to-navigate handbook puts clear and concise grammar, style, mechanics, and punctuation information, as well as strategies for writing paragraphs and essays, conducting research, documenting sources, and writing papers in a variety of disciplines at your fingertips.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133590880
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/24/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: GRAMMAR. 1. Sentence Essentials. 2. Sentence Fragments. 3. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences. 4. Verbs. 5. Pronouns. 6. Modifiers. Part II: EFFECTIVE SENTENCES. 7. Sentence Unity. 8. Subordination and Coordination. 9. Parallelism. 10. Emphasis. 11. Variety. Part III: EFFECTIVE LANGUAGE. 12. Good Usage. 13. Precise Word Choice. 14. Conciseness. PART IV: PUNCTUATION. 15. The Comma. 16. The Semicolon and the Colon. 17. The Apostrophe. 18. Quotation Marks. 19. The Period and Other Punctuation. Part V: MECHANICS. 20. Spelling, the Spell Checker, and Hyphenation. 21. Capitals. 22. Italics. 23. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Numbers. Part VI: WRITING. 24. Writing and Reading Rhetorically. 25. Planning and Drafting Essays. 26. Revising and Editing Essays. 27. Using Visuals. 28. Writing Arguments. PART VII: RESEARCH. 29. Finding Sources Online, in Print, and in the Field. 30. Evaluating Print and Online Sources. 31. Using Sources Effectively and Responsibly. Part VIII: WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES. 32. Writing about Literature. 33. MLA Documentation. 34. Writing in the Social Sciences. 35. APA Documentation. 36. Writing in the Humanities. 37. CMS Documentation. 38. Writing in the Natural Sciences. 39. CSE Documentation. 40. Writing in Business. Glossary of Usage.

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