Writing: A College Handbook / Edition 5

Writing: A College Handbook / Edition 5

by Janet Atwill, James A. W. Heffernan, John E. Lincoln
     
 

Through four successful editions, Writing: A College Handbook’s positive approach has not only empowered students to write effectively, it has challenged students to consider why good writing matters.See more details below

Overview

Through four successful editions, Writing: A College Handbook’s positive approach has not only empowered students to write effectively, it has challenged students to consider why good writing matters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393974263
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
840
Sales rank:
782,800
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 THE PROCESS OF WRITING

1 Building Rhetorical Power

2 Preparing to Write

3 Strategies for Active Writing and Reading

4 Exploratory Drafting and Thesis Statements

5 Planning and Organizing Your Text

6 Developing Your Text

7 Writing Paragraphs

8 Style—Using a Community's Language

9 Revising Your Text

10 Editing and Proofreading

11 Persuasion and Argument

12 Document Design

PART 2 CRAFTING SENTENCES

13 The Simple Sentence

14 Modifiers

15 Coordination—Compound Sentences

16 Parallel Construction

17 Subordination—Complex Sentences

18 Coordination and Subordination

19 Sentence Fragments

20 Using Pronouns

21 Subject-Verb Agreement

22 Verbs—Tense

23 Verbs—Sequence of Tenses

24 Verbs—Active and Passive Voice

25 Verbs—Mood

26 Direct and Indirect Reporting of Discourse

27 Invigorating Your Style

28 Academic English for Nonnative Speakers

PART 3 PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS

29 The Comma

30 The Semicolon and the Colon

31 End Marks

32 Quotation Marks and Quoting

33 The Dash, Parentheses, the Slash

34 Spelling, Hyphen, Apostrophe

35 Mechanics

PART 4 RESEARCH AND WRITING

36 The Research Process

37 Notetaking

38 Writing the Research Paper

39 Documenting the Research Paper

40 Preparing the Final Copy of the Research Paper

PART 5 WRITING IN ACADEMIC CONTEXTS

41 Writing about Literature

42 Writing and Research in Different Disciplines

PART 6 WRITING IN NONACADEMIC CONTEXTS

43 Writing in the World of Work

44 Writing for Public Service

45 Grant Writing for Nonprofit Groups

Glossary of Usage

Glossary of Grammatical Terms

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