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Wordsmith : a guide to paragraphs and short essays

Author: Pamela Arlov
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Arlov
ISBN: 013095103X 9780130951038
OCLC Number: 40723654
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 495 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The writing process --
2. Preparing to write --
3. Writing paragraphs --
4. Revising and proofreading --
5. Showing and telling: description, narration, and example --
6. Limiting and ordering: definition, classification, and process --
7. Examining logical connections: comparison-contrast, cause-effect, and argument --
8. Writing a five-paragraph essay --
9. Subjects and verbs --
10. Subject-verb agreement --
11. Verb shifts --
12. Sentence variety --
13. Run-on sentences --
14. Sentence fragments --
15. Pronoun case --
16. Pronoun agreement, reference, and point of view --
17. Adjectives, adverbs, and articles --
18. Capital letters --
19. Words commonly confused --
20. Word choice --
21. Commas --
22. Other punctuation --
23. Apostrophes --
24. Quotation marks --
Readings --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Pamela Arlov.

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