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This quick reference handbook offers the same user-friendly approach widely hailed in Troyka's other best-selling handbooks—with additional features that allow writers to access information quickly. Additional content on such topics as critical thinking and grammar basics, makes this an even more complete manual. Coverage includes the writing process itself; thinking and reading reflectively; grammar basics; effective sentences and words; punctuation; spelling and mechanics; research writing; MLA, APA, CM, and CBE documentation; and tips for multilingual writers. For writers looking for information to help them become better writers—who want to spend more time learning and less time looking.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130789952
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 1.03 (d)

Table of Contents


1. Thinking Reflectively.
2. Reading Reflectively.
3. Reasoning.
4. Distinguishing Between Summary and Synthesis


5. Getting Started.
6. Drafting.
7. Revising, Editing, Proofreading.
8. Composing Paragraphs.
9. Arranging Essays.


10. Conciseness.
11. Coordination and Subordination.
12. Sentence Style.
13. Sentence Fragments.
14. Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences.
15. Shifting and Disjointed Sentences.
16. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers.


17. Usage Glossary.
18. Word Meanings and Word Impact.
19. Gender-Neutral Language.
20. Spelling.


21. Starting a Research Project.
22. Finding and Evaluating Traditional and Online Sources.
23. Extracting Information from Sources.
24. Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism.
25. Drafting and Revising a Research Paper.


26. MLA In-Text Citations.
27. MLA Works Cited List.
28. A Student's MLA Research Paper.


29. APA In-Text Citations.
30. APA References List.
31. A Student's APA Research Paper.
32. CM-Style Documentation.
33. CBE-Style Documentation.


34. Producing Effective Documents.
35. Principles of Document Design.
36. Academic and Business Documents.
37. Online Documents.


38. Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences.
39. Verbs.
40. Subject-Verb Agreement.
41. Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, Case.
42. Using Adjectives and Adverbs.


43. Singulars and Plurals.
45. Word Order.
46. Prepositions.
47. Gerunds and Infinitives.
48. Modal Auxiliary Verbs.


49. Commas.
50. Semicolons.
51. Colons.
52. Apostrophes.
53. Quotation Marks.
54. End Punctuation.
55. Other Punctuation Marks.
56. Hyphens.
57. Capitals.
58. Italics.
59. Abbreviations.
60. Numbers.
Terms Glossary and Index.

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