ISBN-10:
0205903614
ISBN-13:
2900205903619
Pub. Date:
08/10/2012
Publisher:
Pearson
Quick Access Reference for Writers / Edition 7

Quick Access Reference for Writers / Edition 7

by Lynn Quitman Troyka
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    ISBN-13: 2900205903619
    Publisher: Pearson
    Publication date: 08/10/2012
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 624
    Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    THINKING AND READING REFLECTIVELY.

    1. Thinking Reflectively.
    2. Reading Reflectively.
    3. Reasoning.
    4. Distinguishing Between Synthesis and Summary

    II. WRITING PROCESS.

    5. Getting Started.
    6. Drafting.
    7. Revising, Editing, and Proofreading.
    8. Composing Paragraphs.
    9. Arranging Essays.

    III. SENTENCES.

    10. Conciseness.
    11. Coordination and Subordination.
    12. Sentence Style.
    13. Sentence Fragments.
    14. Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences.
    15. Problems with Sentence Shifts.
    16. Problems with Misplaced Modifiers.

    IV. WORDS.

    17. Usage Glossary.
    18. Word Meanings and Word Impact.
    19. Gender-Neutral Language.
    20. Spelling.

    V. RESEARCH.

    21. Starting a Research Project.
    22. Finding and Evaluating Traditional and Online Sources.
    23. Extracting Information from Sources.
    24. Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism.
    25. Drafting and Revising a Research Paper.

    VI. MLA DOCUMENTATION.

    26. MLA In-Text Citations.
    27. MLA Works Cited List.
    28. A Student's MLA Research Paper.

    VII. APA, CM, CBE DOCUMENTATION.

    29. APA In-TextCitations.
    30. APA References List.
    31. A Student's APA Research Paper.
    32. CM-Style Documentation.
    33. CBE-Style Documentation.

    VII. DOCUMENT DESIGN.

    34. Principles of Document Design.
    35. Producing Effective Documents.
    36. Design of Academic and Business Documents.
    37. Online Documents.

    IX. GRAMMAR BASICS.

    38. Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences.
    39. Verbs.
    40. Subject-Verb Agreement.
    41. Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, Case.
    42. Using Adjectives and Adverbs.

    X. TIPS FOR MULTILINGUAL WRITERS.

    43. Singulars and Plurals.
    44. Articles.
    45. Word Order.
    46. Prepositions.
    47. Gerunds and Infinitives.
    48. Modal Auxiliary Verbs.

    XI. PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS.

    49. Commas.
    50. Semicolons.
    51. Colons.
    52. Apostrophes.
    53. Quotation Marks.
    54. End Punctuation.
    55. Other Punctuation Marks.
    56. Hyphens.
    57. Capitals.
    58. Italics.
    59. Abbreviations.
    60. Numbers.
    Terms Glossary and Index.

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