Working It Out / Edition 3

Working It Out / Edition 3

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072367482

ISBN-13: 9780072367485

Pub. Date: 06/22/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Working It Out is a unique text that conveniently provides 240 specific writing strategies covering the full range of the writing process, not only helping writers prepare and organize their papers but also helping them to overcome specific challenges - for example, Chapter Eight: "I Can't Think of the Right Word" - and by overcoming these challenges to…  See more details below

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Working It Out is a unique text that conveniently provides 240 specific writing strategies covering the full range of the writing process, not only helping writers prepare and organize their papers but also helping them to overcome specific challenges - for example, Chapter Eight: "I Can't Think of the Right Word" - and by overcoming these challenges to develop an effective approach to writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072367485
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/22/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
First Things First: An Introduction "Do I Have to Buy the Book?"1
Pt. IPrewriting19
Ch. 1"I Don't Know What to Write."20
Ch. 2"How Do I Write a Thesis?"34
Ch. 3"How Do I Get my Ideas to Fit Together?"38
Pt. IIDrafting45
Ch. 4"I Know What I Want to Say, But I Can't Say It."46
Ch. 5"I'm Having Trouble with My Introduction."52
Ch. 6"How Do I Back Up What I Say?"57
Ch. 7"I Don't Know How to End."65
Ch. 8"I Can't Think of the Right Word."69
Pt. IIIRevising73
Ch. 9"My Draft Has Problems."74
Ch. 10"I Don't Know What to Change."77
Ch. 11"My Ideas Seem All Mixed Up."86
Ch. 12"My Draft Is Too Short."90
Ch. 13"My Draft Is Too Long."95
Ch. 14"My Writing Seems Boring."99
Ch. 15"How Can I Get My Writing to Flow?"104
Pt. IVEditing109
Ch. 16"I Need Help Finding my Mistakes."110
Ch. 17"I Used a Period and a Capital Letter, So Why Isn't this a Sentence?"115
Ch. 18"How Can this Be a Run-on or a Comma Splice? It's Not Even Long."121
Ch. 19"I/Me, She/Her, He/Him, They/Them, We/Us, Who/Whom - What's the Difference?"124
Ch. 20"How Do I Know Which Verb Form to Use?"131
Ch. 21"I'm Unsure about Using Modifiers."135
Ch. 22"Why Can't I Place a Comma Wherever I Pause?"139
Ch. 23"What Do I Do if I Want to Quote Somebody?"142
Ch. 24"I Have Trouble with Apostrophes."144
Ch. 25"I Can't Spell."147
Pt. VWriting Practice155
Ch. 26Ideas for Writing156
AppCoping with Essay Examinations161
Index165

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