A Writer's Reference / Edition 7

A Writer's Reference / Edition 7

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by Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers
     
 

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A proven success. The best-selling college textbook of any kind. Thoroughly class tested and enthusiastically endorsed by millions of students and their instructors at more than 1300 colleges and universities across the country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312601430
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
10/25/2010
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
540
Sales rank:
36,031
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Composition/Style
Composing and revising
Planning
Drafting
Revising
Paragraphs
Arguments
Sample Paper
Research writing
Conducting research
Evaluating sources
Managing information
Planning and drafting
Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism
Integrating sources
Revising your draft
Effective sentences
Parallelism
Needed words
Problems with modifiers
Shifts
Mixed constructions
Coordination and subordination
Sentence variety
Word choice
Glossary of usage
Wordy sentences
Active verbs
Appropriate language
Exact language
The dictionary and thesaurus
Correctness
Grammatical sentences
Subject-verb agreement
Other problems with verbs
Problems with pronouns
Adjectives and adverbs
Sentence fragments
Run-on sentences
Esl Trouble spots
Articles
Special problems with verbs
Sentence structure
Other trouble spots
Punctuation
The comma
Unnecessary commas
The semicolon
The colon
The apostrophe
Quotation marks
Other marks
Spelling and mechanics
Spelling
The hyphen
Capitalization
Abbreviations
Numbers
Italics (underlining)
Format/Basic Grammar
Document design
Principles of document design
Academic manuscript formats
Business documents
Electronic documents
Mla documentation
In-text citations
List of works cited
Information notes
Manuscript format
Sample Paper: Mla Style
Alternative styles of documentation
Apa style
Sample Paper: Apa Style
Chicago style
Sample Pages: Chicago Style
List of style manuals
Basic grammar
Parts of speech
Parts of sentences
Subordinate word groups
Sentence types
Index

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