9780495908364

Harbrace Essentials

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495908364

  • ISBN10:

    0495908363

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Ideal for reference in the classroom or office, this brief and easy-to-navigate handbook puts clear and concise grammar, style, mechanics, and punctuation information, as well as strategies for writing paragraphs and essays, conducting research, and documenting sources at your fingertips.

Table of Contents

Grammar
Sentence Essentials
Sentence Fragments
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
Verbs
Pronouns
Modifiers
Effective Sentences
Sentence Unity
Subordination and Coordination
Parallelism
Emphasis
Variety
Effective Language
Good Usage
Precise Word Choice
Conciseness
Punctuation
The Comma
The Semicolon and the Colon
The Apostrophe
Quotation Marks
The Period and Other Punctuation
Mechanics
Spelling, the Spell Checker, and Hyphenation
Capitals
Italics
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Numbers
Writing
Writing and Reading Rhetorically
Planning and Drafting Essays
Revising and Editing Essays
Using Visuals
Writing Arguments
Writing in Business
Research
Finding Sources Online, in Print, and in the Field
Evaluating Print and Online Sources
Using Sources Effectively and Responsibly
Documentation
MLA Documentation
APA Documentation
CMS Documentation
CSE Documentation
Glossary of Usage
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