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The successful writer's handbook

Author: Kathleen T McWhorter; Jane E Aaron
Publisher: New York : Longman, ©2009.
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Whether you're adjusting to college demands, or struggling with your writing assignments, this handbook provides practical guidance on learning to write successfully. It gives the help needed on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McWhorter, Kathleen T.
Successful writer's handbook.
New York : Longman, c2009
(OCoLC)776145714
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen T McWhorter; Jane E Aaron
ISBN: 9780205573158 0205573150
OCLC Number: 154715420
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 590 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm.
Contents: PART 1 - STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS 1. Academic Success In and Out of the Classroom 2. Success in Your Writing Class 3. Reading & Critical Thinking Skills 4. Preparing for and Taking Exams PART 2 -- THE WRITING PROCESS 5. The Writing Situation 6. Generating Ideas 7. Thesis and Organization 8. Drafting 9. Revising and Editing 10. Paragraphs. PART 3 -- ACADEMIC WRITING 11. Writing for College 12. Reading and Writing Argument 13. Reading and Writing About Literature PART 4 -- WRITING FOR WORK AND COMMUNITY 14. Document design 15. Online Writing 16. Oral Presentations 17. Business, Career, and Community Writing PART 5 - GRAMMATICAL SENTENCES 18. Parts of Speech 19. The Sentence 20. Phrases and Subordinate Clauses 21. Sentence Types Verbs 22. Forms 23. Tenses 24. Moods 25. Voice 26. Subject-Verb Agreement Pronouns 27. Forms 28. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 29. Reference Modifiers 30. Adjectives and Adverbs 31. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Sentence errors 32. Sentence Fragments 33. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences 34. Mixed Sentences PART 6 -- CLARITY AND STYLE 35. Emphasis 36. Parallelism 37. Variety and Details 38. Appropriate Words 39. Exact Words 40. Conciseness PART 7 -- PUNCTUATION 41. End Punctuation 42. Comma 43. Semicolon 44. Colon 45. Apostrophe 46. Quotation Marks 47. Other Marks PART 8 - SPELLING AND MECHANICS 48. Spelling and the Hyphen 49. Capital Letters 50. Italics or Underlining 51. Abbreviations 52. Numbers PART 9 - RESEARCH WRITING 53. Research Strategy 54. Finding Sources 55. Working with Sources 56. Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources 57. Writing the Paper PART 10 - MLA DOCUMENTATION PART 11 - APA DOCUMENTATION PART 12 - GLOSSARIES AND INDEX
Responsibility: Kathleen T. McWhorter, Jane E. Aaron.

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