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The Bedford Handbook,9780312256326

The Bedford Handbook

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Edition:
6th
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9780312256326

ISBN10:
0312256329
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Pub. Date:
11/7/2001
Publisher(s):
Bedford/St. Martin's
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Table of Contents

Part I. The Writing Process 1(100)
Generating ideas; sketching a plan
2(28)
Roughing out an initial draft
30(11)
Making global revisions; revising sentences
41(31)
Student Essay
Building paragraphs
72(29)
Part II. Document Design 101(34)
Principals of document design
102(10)
Academic and business formats
112(13)
Mla Essay Format; Business Letter; Resume; Memo
Electronic documents
125(10)
Sample E-Mail; Sample Web Page
Part III. Clear Sentences 135(68)
Active verbs
136(6)
Parallelism
142(7)
Needed words
149(6)
Mixed constructions
155(6)
Misplaced and dangling modifiers
161(11)
Shifts
172(8)
Emphasis
180(17)
Variety
197(6)
Part IV. Word Choice 203(36)
Wordy sentences
204(7)
Appropriate language
211(16)
Exact words
227(12)
Part V. Grammatical Sentences 239(106)
Sentence fragments
240(11)
Run-on sentences
251(12)
Subject-verb agreement (is or are, etc.)
263(15)
Pronoun-antecedent agreement (singular or plural)
278(8)
Pronoun reference (clarity)
286(6)
Pronoun case (I or me, etc.)
292(11)
who or whom
303(6)
Adjectives and adverbs (good or well, etc.)
309(9)
Standard English verb forms
318(17)
Verb tense and mood
335(10)
Part VI. ESL Trouble Spots 345(36)
Special problems with verbs
346(14)
The articles a, an, and the
360(8)
Other trouble spots
368(13)
Part VII. Punctuation 381(62)
The comma
382(18)
Unnecessary commas
400(8)
The semicolon
408(6)
The colon
414(4)
The apostrophe
418(5)
Quotation marks
423(9)
End punctuation
432(4)
Other punctuation marks: the dash, parentheses, brackets, the ellipsis mark, the slash
436(7)
Part VIII. Mechanics 443(34)
Abbreviations
444(4)
Numbers
448(3)
Italics (underlining)
451(5)
Spelling
456(10)
The hyphen
466(5)
Capital letters
471(6)
Part IX. Critical Thinking 477(42)
Writing about texts
478(14)
Constructing reasonable arguments
492(14)
Evaluating arguments
506(13)
Part X. Researched Writing 519(50)
Conducting research
521(25)
Evaluating sources
546(11)
Managing information; avoiding plagiarism
557(6)
Choosing a documentation style
563(6)
Writing MLA papers 569(109)
Supporting a thesis
569(6)
Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism
575(5)
Integrating sources
580(11)
MLA documentation style
591(41)
MLA manuscript format; sample MLA paper
632(14)
Writing about literature; sample student papers
646(32)
Writing APA papers 678(49)
APA papers
678(49)
Writing Chicago papers 727(38)
Chicago papers
727(38)
Part XI. Grammar Basics 765(50)
Parts of speech
766(18)
Sentence patterns
784(12)
Subordinate word groups
796(14)
Sentence types
810(5)
Glossary of Usage 815(18)
Answers to Tutorials and Lettered Exercise 833
Index 1


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