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This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 6/1/2001.
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Table of Contents
|Preface for Instructors|
|Preface for Students|
|Using This Book|
|Introduction: Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing|
|The Whole Paper And Paragraphs|
|Developing an Essay|
|Drafting and Revising the Essay|
|Writing and Revising Paragraphs|
|Reading and Writing Assignments|
|Understanding Sentence Grammar|
|Case of Nouns and Pronouns|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Comma Splices and Fused Sentences|
|Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers|
|Mixed and Incomplete Sentences|
|Using Coordination and Subordination|
|Emphasizing Main Ideas|
|Other Punctuation Marks|
|Choosing and Using Words|
|Improving Your Vocabulary|
|Beginning a Research Project|
|Working with Sources and Writing the Paper|
|Two Sample Research Papers|
|Reading and Writing about Literature|
|Writing in Other Disciplines|
|Special Writing Situations|
|Preparing a Manuscript|
|Writing with a Computer|
|Glossary of Usage|
|Glossary of Terms|
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