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Hodges' Harbrace handbook

Author: John C Hodges; Cheryl Glenn
Publisher: London : Thomson, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 15th edView all editions and formats
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Bringing new insight to the comprehensive HODGES' HARBRACE HANDBOOK, Fifteenth Edition, rhetorician Cheryl Glenn and linguist Loretta Gray add their expertise to this market-leading handbook.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Hodges; Cheryl Glenn
ISBN: 083840345X 9780838403457
OCLC Number: 54346035
Notes: Previous edition: London: Harcourt, 2000.
Description: xxxvi, 876 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Grammar: sentence sense; sentence fragments; comma splices and fused sentences; adjectives and adverbs; pronouns and case; agreement; verbs; mechanics; e-documents; capitals; italics; abbreviations, acronyms, and numbers. Punctuation: the comma; unnecessary commas; the semicolon; the apostrophe; quotation marks; the period and other marks. Spelling and diction: spelling, the spell checker, and hyphenation; good usage; exactness; conciseness; clarity and completeness. Effective sentences: sentence unity; subordination and coordination; misplaced parts and dangling modifiers; parallelism; consistency; pronoun reference; emphasis; variety. Writing: working with paragraphs; planning and drafting essays; revising and editing essays; writing under pressure; reading and thinking critically; writing arguments; finding sources; evaluating sources online and in print; using sources responsibly; citing sources and submitting final papers; academic discourse; writing for special purposes (contains writing about literature and for business).
Other Titles: Harbrace handbook
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