The Writer's FAQs / Edition 4

The Writer's FAQs / Edition 4

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by Muriel G. Harris Professor Emerita, Jennifer Kunka
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205777848

ISBN-13: 9780205777846

Pub. Date: 02/26/2010

Publisher: Longman

The Writer's FAQs is a clear and ultra-portable reference for style, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, research and documentation that enables writers quickly to find the material they need with only minimal knowledge of terminology. The contents are presented both conventionally, and by lists of frequently asked questions about writing concerns as students are

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The Writer's FAQs is a clear and ultra-portable reference for style, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, research and documentation that enables writers quickly to find the material they need with only minimal knowledge of terminology. The contents are presented both conventionally, and by lists of frequently asked questions about writing concerns as students are inclined to phrase them. Especially noteworthy are a generous section for multilingual writers, and "source maps" to demystify documentation visually.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205777846
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
02/26/2010
Series:
Harris Franchise Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

How to Use This Book

Question and Correct

Part I: Composing, Conversing, Collaborating

1. Global Issues/Higher-Order Concerns (HOCs)

2. Local Issues/Later-Order Concerns (LOCs)

3. Arguments

4. Writing about Literature

5. Portfolios

6. Document Design

7. Multimedia Presentations

P art II: Sentence Choices with Style

8. Clarity

9. Variety

10. Conciseness

11. Active/Passive Verbs

12. Voice, Word Choice, and Formality

13. General and Specific Language

14. Inclusive Language

15. Transitions

Part III: Sentence Grammar

16. Fragments

17. Comma Splices/Fused Sentences

18. Subjects and Verbs

19. Pronouns

20. Adjectives and Adverbs

21. Modifiers

22. Shifts

23. Parallelism

Part IV: Punctuation

24. Sentence Punctuation Patterns

25. Commas

26. Apostrophes

27. Semicolons

28. Quotation Marks

29. Other Punctuation

Part V: Mechanics

30. Capitalization

31. Italics

32. Numbers

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