The Writer's Harbrace Handbook, Brief Edition / Edition 5

The Writer's Harbrace Handbook, Brief Edition / Edition 5

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by Cheryl Glenn, Loretta Gray
     
 


THE WRITER'S HARBRACE HANDBOOK, Brief Fifth Edition, is grounded in the belief that an understanding of the rhetorical situation--the writer, reader, message, context, and opportunity for writing--provides the best starting point for effective writing and reading. This comprehensive handbook guides student writers in employing that rhetorical understanding as they… See more details below

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THE WRITER'S HARBRACE HANDBOOK, Brief Fifth Edition, is grounded in the belief that an understanding of the rhetorical situation--the writer, reader, message, context, and opportunity for writing--provides the best starting point for effective writing and reading. This comprehensive handbook guides student writers in employing that rhetorical understanding as they choose the most effective information to include, the best arrangement of that information, and the most appropriate language to use. The text moves students through the steps that constitute successful writing from finding appropriate topics and writing clear thesis statements to arranging ideas and developing initial drafts. THE WRITER'S HARBRACE HANDBOOK, Brief Fifth Edition, also provides several sample student papers in various disciplines, along with instruction for successfully completing similar assignments. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133308782
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Brief
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
1,089,036
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: WRITING AND THE RHETORICAL SITUATION. 1. Reading, Writing, and the Rhetorical Situation. 2. Planning and Drafting Essays. 3. Revising and Editing Essays. 4. Online Writing. 5. Composing with Visuals. 6. Writing Arguments. Part II: RESEARCH. 7. Finding Sources Online, in Print, and in the Field. 8. Evaluating Print and Online Sources. 9. Using Sources Effectively and Responsibly. Part III: DISCIPLINES AND DOCUMENTATION STYLES. 10. Writing about Literature. 11. MLA Documentation. 12. Writing in the Social Sciences. 13. APA Documentation. 14. Writing in the Humanities. 15. CMS Documentation. 16. Writing in the Natural Sciences. 17. CSE Documentation. 18. Writing in Business. Part IV: GRAMMAR. 19. Sentence Essentials. 20. Phrases and Clauses in Sentences. 21. Sentence Fragments. 22. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences. 23. Verbs. 24. Pronouns. 25. Modifiers. Part V: EFFECTIVE SENTENCES. 26. Sentence Unity. 27. Consistency. 28. Subordination and Coordination. 29. Parallelism. 30. Emphasis. 31. Variety. Part VI: EFFECTIVE LANGUAGE. 32. Good Usage. 33. Precise Word Choice. 34. Conciseness. Part VII: PUNCTUATION. 35. The Comma. 36. The Semicolon and Colon. 37. The Apostrophe. 38. Quotation Marks. 39. The Period and Other Punctuation Marks. Part VIII: MECHANICS. 40. Spelling, the Spell Checker, and Hyphenation. 41. Capitals. 42. Italics. 43. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Numbers. Part IX: ADVICE FOR MULTILINGUAL WRITERS. 44. Determiners, Nouns, and Adjectives. 45. Verbs and Verb Forms. 46. Word Order. Glossary of Usage.

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