ISBN-10:
0134515218
ISBN-13:
9780134515212
Pub. Date:
01/18/2017
Publisher:
Pearson
The Little, Brown Essential Handbook / Edition 9

The Little, Brown Essential Handbook / Edition 9

by Jane E. Aaron

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134515212
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/18/2017
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 127,853
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jane E. Aaron has taught writing at New York University and several other schools and is the author of eight successful and long-lived composition textbooks, including The Little, Brown Handbook and The Little, Brown Compact Handbook.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Writing

1. Academic writing

2. The writing situation

3. The writing processes

4. Paragraphs

5. Presenting writing




Part 2: Common Academic Assignments

6 Critical analysis

7 Argument

8 Literary analysis

9 Informative writing

10 Oral presentations

Part 3: Effective Sentences

11 Emphasis

12 Conciseness

13 Parallelism

14 Variety and details

15 Appropriate words

16 Exact words


Part 4: Grammatical Sentences

17. Verb forms

18. Verb tenses

19. Verb mood

20. Verb Voice

21. Agreement of subject and verb

22. Pronoun forms

23. Agreement of pronoun and antecedent

24. Reference of pronoun to antecedent

25. Adjectives and adverbs

26. Misplaced and dangling modifiers

27. Sentence fragments

28. Comma splices and fused sentences


Part 5: Punctuation

29. The comma

30. The semicolon

31. The colon

32. The apostrophe

33. Quotation marks

34. End punctuation

35. Other marks


Part 6: Spelling and Mechanics

36. Spelling and the hyphen

37. Capital letters

38. Italics or Underlining

39. Abbreviations

40. Numbers


Part 7: Research and Documentation

41. Developing a research strategy

42. Tracking sources

43. Finding Sources

44. Evaluating and synthesizing sources

45. Integrating sources into your text

46. Avoiding plagiarism

47. Documenting sources

48. MLA documentation and format

49. APA documentation and format

50. Chicago documentation and format

51. CSE documentation


Commonly misused words

Credits

Answers to selected exercises

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