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A writer's reference

Author: Diana Hacker
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Hacker
ISBN: 0312397674 9780312397678 0312413696 9780312413699 0312412622 9780312412623
OCLC Number: 50812166
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 466, 29 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Composition/Style. C. Composing and revising --
C1. Planning --
C2. Drafting --
C3. Revising --
C4. Writing paragraphs --
C5. Constructing arguments --
Sample paper --
C6. Evaluating arguments --
D. Document design --
D1. Principles of document design --
D2. Academic manuscript formats --
D3. Business documents --
D4. Electronic documents --
S. Sentence style --
S1. Parallelism --
S2. Needed words --
S3. Problems with modifiers --
S4. Shifts --
S5. Mixed constructions --
S6. Emphasis --
S7. Variety --
W. Word choice --
W1. Glossary of usage --
W2. Wordy sentences --
W3. Active verbs --
W4. Appropriate language --
W5. Exact language --
W6. The dictionary and thesaurus. Correctness. G. Grammatical sentences --
G1. Subject-verb agreement --
G2. Other problems with verbs --
G3. Problems with pronouns --
G4. Adjectives and adverbs --
G5. Sentence fragments --
G6. Run-on sentences --
T. ESL trouble spots --
T1. Articles --
T2. Special problems with verbs --
T3. Sentence structure --
T4. Other trouble spots --
P. Punctuation --
P1. The comma --
P2. Unnecessary commas --
P3. The semicolon --
P4. The colon --
P5. The apostrophe --
P6. Quotation marks --
P7. Other marks --
M. Mechanics --
M1. Spelling --
M2. The hyphen --
M3. Capitalization --
M4. Abbreviations --
M5. Numbers --
M6. Italics (underlining). Research/basic grammar. R. Researching --
R1. Conducting research --
R2. Evaluating sources --
R3. Managing information ; avoiding plagiarism --
R4. Choosing a style of documentation --
MLA. MLA papers --
MLA-1. Supporting a thesis --
MLA-2. Avoiding plagiarism --
MLA-3. Integrating sources --
MLA-4. Documenting sources --
MLA-5. Manuscript format --
Sample paper --
APA and CMS papers (coverage parallels MLA's) --
APA-1 --
APA-2 --
APA-3 --
APA-4 --
APA-5 --
Sample paper --
CMS-1 --
CMS-2 --
CMS-3 --
CMS-4 --
CMS-5 --
Sample pages --
B. Basic grammar --
B1. Parts of speech --
B2. Parts of sentences --
B3. Subordinate word groups --
B4. Sentence types --
Index.
Responsibility: Diana Hacker.
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