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Easy access : the reference handbook for writers

Author: Michael L Keene; Katherine H Adams
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Organized by the types of help student writers need. Part one (red tab) of this book provides a guide to writing processes and products. Solutions to writing problems and ESL troublespots are found  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Keene; Katherine H Adams
ISBN: 0767422813 9780767422819
OCLC Number: 46462903
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 502 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: How to Use This Handbook Preface and Acknowledgments PART I. PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS 1. The Writing Process Prewriting / Planning / Drafting / Revising / Finishing 2. Research Writing Analyze the Assignment / Plan a Research Strategy / Do Your Research / Take Good Notes and Keep Good Records / Choose a Preliminary Thesis and Outline / Write the First Draft / Use Your Sources Effectively / Revisit Your Research as Necessary / Revise and Edit Systematically / Document Your Sources Correctly / Sample Research Paper (MLA Style) 3. Argumentation Choose a Thesis and Plan Key Assertions / Employ the Rhetoric of Argument / Acknowledge Opposing Views (Refutation) / Read Your Own and Other Arguments Critically / Sample Argument Paper (APA Style) 4. MLA Documentation Style Citations in the Text / List of Works Cited / Typing or Word Processing Instructions for MLA 5. APA Documentation Style Citations in the Text / Reference List / Typing or Word Processing Instructions for APA 6. Document Design Short Papers / Longer Research Papers and Reports / Web Pages 7. Special Writing Situation Writing about Literature / Essay Exams / Professional Communication / Oral Presentations PART II. COMMON WRITING PROBLEMS 8. Sentence Fragments Quick View / Testing for Fragments'In Detail / Revising Fragments / Practice 9. Comma Splices Quick View / Revising Comma Splices / Practice 10. Run-On Sentences Quick View / Revising Run-On Sentences / Practice 11. Verb Errors Quick View / Subject-Verb Agreement Errors / Form Errors / Inappropriate Shifts in Tense / Inappropriate Shifts in Mood / Practice 12. Using Commas Quick View / Correct Uses of Commas / Incorrect Uses of Commas / Practice 13. Pronoun Errors Quick View / Vague or Ambiguous Pronoun Reference / Lack of Agreement between Pronoun and Antecedent / Inappropriate Shifts in Person / Biased Uses of Pronouns / Practice 14. Using Apostrophes Quick View / Apostrophes in the Possessive Case / Apostrophes in Contractions / Apostrophes to Form Plurals of Letters and Numerals / Its versus It's and Other Pronoun Homonyms / Practice 15. Problems with Modifiers Quick View / Misplaced Modifiers / Dangling Modifiers / Squinting Modifiers / Overstacked Modifiers / Improper Adverb or Adjective Forms / Practice 16. Faulty Parallelism Quick View / Items in Lists / Items Joined by Coordinating Conjunctions / Parts of a Sentence Joined by Correlative Conjunctions / Comparisons or Contrasts / Practice 17. Mixed Constructions Quick View / Mismatched Subject and Predicate / Mismatched Clauses / Mismatches with Is When, Is Where, or The Reason ! Is Because / Practice 18. For Multilingual/ESL Writers Quick View / Articles and Nouns / Adjectives / Adverbs / Prepositions / Verbs / Sentence Structure / Practice PART III. THE BASICS FROM A TO Z GLOSSARY OF USAGE INDEX Credits Quick Views A Checklist for Finishing Your Paper Revision and Correction Symbols (inside back flap) Frequently Asked Questions (outside back flap)
Responsibility: Michael L. Keene, Katherine H. Adams.

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