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Get writing : sentences and paragraphs

Author: Mark Connelly
Publisher: Boston, MA : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, [2014]. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., student edView all editions and formats
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This book helps the reader to think before writing and evaluate his and othersʹ writing.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Connelly
ISBN: 9781111772161 1111772169
OCLC Number: 824646941
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 527 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Part 1. Getting started: Chapter 1. Why write? --
Chapter 2. The writing process --
Part 2. Developing paragraphs: Chapter 3. Developing topic sentences and controlling ideas --
Chapter 4. Supporting topic sentences with details --
Chapter 5. Developing paragraphs using description --
Chapter 6. Developing paargraphs using narration --
Chapter 7. Developing paragraphs using example --
Chapter 8. Developing paragraphs using comparison and contrast --
Chapter 9. Developing paragraphs using cause and effect --
Chapter 10. Toward the essay --
Chapter 11. Writing at work --
Part 3. Writing sentences: Chapter 12. Recognizing the power of words --
Chapter 13. Writing sentences --
Chapter 14. Avoiding fragments --
Chapter 15. Building sentences using coordination and subordination --
Chapter 16. Repairing run-ons and comma splices --
Chapter 17. Correcting dangling and misplaced modifiers --
Chapter 18. Understanding parallelism --
Part 4. Understanding grammar: Chapter 19. Subject-verb agreement --
Chapter 20. Verb tense, mood, and voice --
Chapter 21. Pronoun reference, agreement, and case --
Chapter 22. Adjectives and adverbs --
Chapter 23. Using prepositions --
Part 5. Using punctuation and mechanics: Chapter 24. Using commas and semicolons --
Chapter 25. Using other marks of punctuation --
Chapter 26. Using capitalization --
Chapter 27. Correcting spelling errors.
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PART I: GETTING STARTED. 1. Why Write? 2. The Writing Process. PART II: DEVELOPING PARAGRAPHS. 3. Developing Topic Sentences and Controlling Ideas. 4. Supporting Topic Sentences with Details. 5. Read more...

 
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