Little, Brown Handbook (APA Update), with CD / Edition 8

Little, Brown Handbook (APA Update), with CD / Edition 8

by H. Ramsey Fowler, Jane Aaron, Jane E. Aaron
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321125541

ISBN-13: 9780321125545

Pub. Date: 07/23/2002

Publisher: Pearson Education

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321125545
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/23/2002
Edition description:
Book and CD
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.58(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE WRITING PROCESS.

1. Assessing Your Writing Situation.

2. Developing and Shaping Your Ideas.

3. Drafting and Revising.

4. Paragraphs.

II. CRITICAL THINKING, READING, AND WRITING.

5. Critical Perspective.

6. Critical Reading of Arguments.

7. Writing an Argument.

III. USING COMPUTERS CRITICALLY.

8. Computer Literacy.

9. Document Design.

10. Web Composition.

11. Online Collaboration.

IV. GRAMMATICAL SENTENCES.

12. Sentence Grammar.

13. Case of Nouns and Pronouns.

14. Verbs.

15. Agreement.

16. Adjectives and Adverbs.

V. CLEAR SENTENCES.

17. Sentence Fragments.

18. Comma Splices, Fused Sentences.

19. Pronoun Reference.

20. Shifts.

21. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers.

22. Mixed and Incomplete Sentences.

VI. EFFECTIVE SENTENCES.

23. Emphasis.

24. Coordination and Subordination.

25. Parallelism.

26. Variety.

VII. PUNCTUATION.

27. End Punctuation.

28. Comma.

29. Semicolon.

30. Apostrophe.

31. Quotation Marks.

32. Other Marks.

VIII. MECHANICS.

33. Capitals.

34. Underlining or Italics.

35. Abbreviations.

36. Numbers.

37. Word Division.

IX. EFFECTIVE WORDS.

38. Choosing Words.

39. Dictionaries.

40. Vocabulary.

41. Spelling and the Hyphen.

X. RESEARCH WRITING.

42. Planning a Research Project.

43. Finding Sources.

44. Working with Sources.

45. Writing the Paper.

46. Documenting Sources: MLA Style.

47. Two Sample Research Papers (MLA).

XI. WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES.

48. Disciplines' Goals and Requirements.

49. Reading and Writing About Literature.

50. Writing in Other Humanities.

51. Writing in the Social Sciences.

52. Writing in the Natural and Applied Sciences.

53. Columbia Style for Online Sources.

XII. SPECIAL WRITING ASSIGNMENTS.

54. Essay Examinations.

55. Business Writing.

56. Oral Presentations.

Glossary of Usage.

Glossary of Terms.

Index.

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