9780205530595

LB Brief

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205530595

  • ISBN10:

    0205530591

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

LB Briefoffers the authority and currency of its best-selling parent,The Little, Brown Handbook,in a briefer, spiral-bound format at an affordable price. As in its previous edition,LB Briefprovides students of varying skills and interests with clear, reliable, and accessible explanations of handbook basics-the writing process, grammar and usage, and research writing. The third edition builds on the handbookrs"s usefulness with three main emphases: (1)writing in and out of college,including an expanded chapter on academic writing, a new chapter study skills and exams, and new coverage of public writing; (2)visual literacy,including more on creating and using illustrations, viewing images critically, and using visuals as research sources; and (3)research writing,including more on using library subscription services and evaluating Web sites, new annotated sample pages from key source types, and new coverage of annotated bibliographies, Web logs, and finding images.

Table of Contents

Writing Process
The Writing Situation
Analysis
Subject
Audience
Purpose
Invention
Journal keeping
Observing c Freewriting
Brainstorming
Clustering
Asking questions
Reading
Thesis and Organization
Thesis statement
Organization
Sample Essay
Drafting
Starting
Maintaining momentum
Sample First Draft
Revising and Editing
Revising the whole essay
Sample revision
Editing
 
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