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Writing from A to Z: The Easy-to-Use Reference Handbook / Edition 4

Writing from A to Z: The Easy-to-Use Reference Handbook / Edition 4

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ISBN-13: 9780072947748
Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/29/2003
Edition description: MLA Update
Pages: 518
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

COMPOSING PROCESSESOverview of Composing Processes Assessing the Rhetorical Situation Occasion Audience Topic Purpose Prewriting Development Strategies Journalist's Questions Burke's Pentad Methods of Development Organization The Thesis Drafting Revising Large-Scale Concerns Small-Scale Concerns Getting Feedback Editing Sentence Structure Word Choice Clarity and Conciseness Documentation Mechanics Proofreading RESEARCH PROCESSES: FINDING, USING, AND DOCUMENTING SOURCES Overview of Research Writing Research and Composing Processes The Research Writer's Responsibilities Use Sources That Strengthen Your Credibility Use Sources Appropriately and Effectively Avoid Plagiarism Gathering Information from Sources The World of Sources Primary Sources Secondary Sources Popular and Scholarly Sources Print and Electronic Sources Reference Works for Background Reading Specialized Encyclopedias and Dictionaries Biographical Dictionaries and Indexes Almanacs and Yearbooks Atlases (and more...)

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