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ISBN-13: 9780131934160
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 09/21/2004
Edition description: Spiral Bound
Pages: 613
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

I. WORKING AS A WRITER.

1. Writers at Work.

2. Preparing to Write.

3. Making a Point.

4. Making Choices About Plagiarism.

5. Creating a Structure.

6. Drafting.

7. Revising, Editing, and Proofreading.

II. SHAPING LANGUAGE.

8. Making Choices About Language.

9. Writing Stylish Sentences.

10. Shaping Effective Paragraphs.

III. PRESENTING YOUR WRITING.

11. Designing Documents.

12. Enhancing Visual Style.

13. Writing for the Web.

14. Giving Oral Presentations.

15. Model Documents.

IV. WRITING ARGUMENTS.

16. Reading and Responding Critically.

17. Strategies of Argument.

18. Visual Arguments.

19. Writing a Literary or Popular Culture Analysis.

V. RESEARCH.

20. Doing Research.

21. Finding Information.

22. Evaluating Sources.

23. Using Sources Responsibly.

24. Using Quotations Effectively.

25. Collecting Source Information for Documentation.

VI. DOCUMENTATION.

26. MLA Documentation.

27. APA Documentation.

28. CMS Documentation.

29. CSE Documentation.

30. COS Documentation.

VII. UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR.

31. Key Grammatical Terms.

32. The Shape of Sentences.

33. Sentences, Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-ons.

34. Modifiers.

35. Subject-Verb Agreement.

36. Verb Tense, Voice, and Mood.

37. Pronouns.

38. Suggestions for ESL Writers.

VIII. UNDERSTANDING PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS.

39. End Punctuation.

40. Commas.

41. Semicolons and Colons.

42. Quotation Marks and Ellipses.

43. Parentheses and Brackets.

44. Dashes, Hyphens, and Slashes.

45. Italics and Capitalization.

46. Apostrophes, Abbreviations, and Numbers.

47. Spelling, Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Almanac.

Glossary of Usage.

Index.

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