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The most comprehensive brief handbook available, THE BRIEF WADSWORTH HANDBOOK, SIXTH EDITION, provides students with extensive coverage of rhetorical concerns, the writing and research process, writing and researching with computers, visual rhetoric, and other topics essential for 21st-century student writers. This versatile and proven text is a uniquely effective guide to help students develop the critical thinking, reading, and writing skills they need to become successful communicators in college and beyond. Practicing teachers and collaborative writing partners throughout their careers, Kirszner and Mandell bring an "in-the-trenches" pragmatic understanding of instructor and student needs to every page of this Sixth Edition. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2009 MLA HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS OF RESEARCH PAPERS, SEVENTH EDITION.
Table of Contents
|Understanding Purpose and Audience|
|Planning an Essay|
|Using a Thesis to Shape Your Material|
|Drafting and Revising|
|Critical Thinking And Argumentation|
|Writing Argumentative Essays|
|Using Visuals as Evidence|
|Writing In The Disciplines|
|Writing in the Humanities.|
|Writing a Literary Analysis|
|Writing in the Social Sciences|
|Writing in the Natural and Applied Sciences|
|Writing a Research Paper|
|Using and Evaluating Library Sources|
|Using and Evaluating Web Sources|
|Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Sources|
|Documenting Sources: MLA Style|
|MLA Documentation Style|
|Documenting Sources: APA And Other Styles|
|APA Documentation Style|
|Chicago Documentation Style|
|CSE Documentation Style|
|Creating Documents In A Digital Age|
|Writing in a Digital Environment|
|Designing Effective Documents|
|Creating a Web Site|
|Strategies For Success In College And Beyond|
|Creating a Writing Portfolio|
|Writing Essay Exams|
|Writing for the Public|
|Writing for the Workplace|
|Making Oral Presentations|
|Revising Common Sentence Errors|
|Revising Sentence Fragments|
|Revising Agreement Errors|
|Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences|
|Revising Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers|
|Writing Grammatical Sentences|
|Using Nouns and Pronouns|
|Using Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Improving Sentence Style|
|Writing Varied Sentences|
|Writing Emphatic Sentences|
|Writing Concise Sentences|
|Using End Punctuation|
|Using Quotation Marks|
|Using Other Punctuation Marks|
|Understanding Spelling And Mechanics|
|Knowing When to Capitalize|
|Resources For Bilingual And ESL Writers|
|Grammar and Style for ESL Writers|
|Parts of Speech|
|Glossary of Usage|
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