The Writer's Harbrace Handbook, Brief, 2009 MLA Update Edition / Edition 3by Cheryl Glenn, Loretta Gray
One of the best-selling handbooks on the market today and the ONLY brief handbook grounded from start to finish in the rhetorical situation, THE WRITER'S HARBRACE HANDBOOK, BRIEF EDITION, Third Edition not only helps students with the technical aspects of crafting a well-developed essay, but also gives them the strategies to consciously make rhetorical choices… See more details below
One of the best-selling handbooks on the market today and the ONLY brief handbook grounded from start to finish in the rhetorical situation, THE WRITER'S HARBRACE HANDBOOK, BRIEF EDITION, Third Edition not only helps students with the technical aspects of crafting a well-developed essay, but also gives them the strategies to consciously make rhetorical choices about their writing based on audience, purpose, and context. Now adding even more coverage of the rhetorical situation, this Third Edition includes boxed features that highlight the student's options for choices in style, punctuation, usage, and diction. The compact, spiralbound, and tabbed format helps students access essential information quickly and easily. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2009 MLA HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS OF RESEARCH PAPERS, Seventh Edition.
Table of Contents
Part 1: WRITING AND THE RHETORICAL SITUATION. 1. The Rhetorical Situation. 2. Reading Rhetorically. 3. Planning and Drafting Essays. 4. Revising and Editing Essays. 5. Online Documents. 6. Visual Documents. 7. Writing Arguments. Part 2: RESEARCH. 8. Finding Sources in Print, Online, and in the Field. 9. Evaluating Print and Online Sources. 10. Using Sources Effectively and Responsibly. 11. MLA Documentation. 12. APA Documentation. 13. CMS Documentation. Part 3: DISCIPLINES. 14. Writing to Interpret Literature. 15. Writing in the Social Sciences 16. Writing in the Natural Sciences. 17. Writing in Business. Part 4: GRAMMAR. 18. Sentence Essentials. 19. Phrases and Clauses. 20. Sentence Fragments. 21. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences. 22. Modifiers. 23. Pronouns. 24. Verbs. Part 5: EFFECTIVE SENTENCES. 25. Sentence Unity. 26. Subordination and Coordination. 27. Parallelism. 28. Emphasis. 29. Variety. Part 6: USAGE. 30. Good Usage. 31. Exactness. 32. Conciseness. Part 7: PUNCTUATION. 33. The Comma. 34. The Semicolon. 35. The Apostrophe. 36. Quotation Marks. 37. The Period and Other Punctuation Marks. Part 8: MECHANICS. 38. Spelling, the Spell Checker, and Hyphenation. 39. Capitals. 40. Italics. 41. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Numbers. Glossary of Usage. Glossary of Terms.
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