Short Handbook for Writers / Edition 2

Short Handbook for Writers / Edition 2

by Gerald J. Schiffhorst, Donald Pharr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070920966

ISBN-13: 9780070920965

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Concise,compact,and thoroughly contemporary,The Short Handbook for Writers focuses on students' primary writing concerns. Beginning with coverage of process oriented composition theory,this brief handbook covers all major areas (from invention to audience to voice to revision to discourse communities),presenting the instruction and examples within a culturally…  See more details below

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Concise,compact,and thoroughly contemporary,The Short Handbook for Writers focuses on students' primary writing concerns. Beginning with coverage of process oriented composition theory,this brief handbook covers all major areas (from invention to audience to voice to revision to discourse communities),presenting the instruction and examples within a culturally diversified setting. The reference component enables students to use the book to answer questions on their own,letting professors make better use of class time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070920965
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
2ND SPIRAL
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Finding Something to Say3
2Considering Your Context, Reader, and Role11
3Drafting Your Essay21
4Revising36
5Writing Paragraphs52
6Writing Effective Sentences72
7Editing for Punctuation and Mechanics109
8Editing for Grammar165
9Using Appropriate Diction212
10Writing a Research Paper247
11Other Types of Writing324
12Grammatical Definitions and ESL Concerns351
Glossaries373
Acknowledgements395
Index397

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