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College writing skills, with readings

Author: John Langan; Zoe L Albright
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Tenth editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Langan; Zoe L Albright
ISBN: 9781259680939 1259680932 9781260030181 1260030180 9781260030228 1260030229
OCLC Number: 1003193278
Description: xxiv, 792 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: PART 1 Essay Writing1. An Introduction to Writing2. The Writing Process 3. The First and Second Steps in Essay Writing 4. The Third Step in Essay Writing5. The Fourth Step in Essay Writing6. Four Bases for Revising Essays7. Developing an EssayPART 2 Patterns of Essay Development8. Description9. Narration 10. Exemplification11. Process12. Cause and/or Effect13. Comparison and/or Contrast14. Definition15. Division-Classification16. ArgumentPART 3Researching, Writing and Documenting17. Information Literacy18. Summarizing and Paraphrasing19. Writing a Source-Based Essay20. Writing a Research EssayPart 4Handbook of Sentence SkillsSection I: Grammar21. Subjects and Verbs22. Fragments23. Run-Ons24. Regular and Irregular Verbs25. Subject-Verb Agreement26. More about Verbs27. Pronoun Agreement and Reference28. Pronoun Types29. Adjectives and Adverbs30. Misplaced Modifiers31. Dangling ModifiersSection II: Mechanics and Punctuation32. Capital Letters33. Numbers and Abbreviations34. Apostrophe35. Quotation Marks36. CommaSection III: Word Use37. Commonly Confused Words38. Effective Word ChoiceSection IV: Tests39. Editing TestsPART 5 Readers for WritersBuilding Self Awarenessfrom Self-RelianceRalph Waldo EmersonShameDick GregoryI Became Her TargetRoger WilkinsStepping into the LightTanya SavoryCultivating a Resilient SpiritBrene BrownThe Certainty of FearAudra KendallOne Hundred Years of the Secret GardenGretchen Holbrook Gerzina Education and LearningSingle-Sex Schools: An Old Idea Whose Time Has ComeDiane UrbinaHow to Make it in College, Now That You're HereBrian O'KeeneyCollege Lectures: Is Anybody Listening?David DanielsBrainologyCarol S. DweckIs Google Making Us Stupid?Nicholas CarrThe Quiet Struggle of College Students with KidsGillian B. WhiteChallenging Societal ValuesThe Professor Is a DropoutBeth JohnsonChief Seattle's Speech of 1854Chief SeattleMayor of RustSue HalpernIs Sex All That Matters?Joyce GarityMoving Beyond Painbell hooksWhen a Classmate Is a Former InmateJuleyka Lantigua-WilliamsINDEX
Responsibility: John Langan, Zoe L. Albright.

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