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The most trusted and authoritative name in handbooks, "The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises" is an easy-to-use reference that will answer any question you may have in grammar, writing, or research. It also includes exercises so you can practice skills. This edition offers the latest information on writing with computers, writing online, analyzing visuals, and researching effectively on the Internet. With clear explanations, a wealth of examples, and quick reference checklists and boxes, "The Little, Brown Compact Handbook" will makes it easy to find what you need and use the information you find. Will answer any question a writer has about grammar, the writing process, or research. The writing process, critical thinking, argumentative writing, style, grammar, mechanics, usage, the research process, how to document sources. Anyone who wants a reliable writing reference book.
Table of Contents
|The Writing Process|
|Assessing Your Writing Situation|
|Developing and Shaping Your Ideas|
|Drafting and Revising|
|Writing and Revising Paragraphs|
|Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing|
|Taking a Critical Perspective|
|Reading Arguments Critically|
|Writing an Argument|
|Using Computers Critically|
|Using Key Computer Skills|
|Composing for the Web|
|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|
|Other Punctuation Marks|
|Underlining or Italics|
|Using Appropriate Language|
|Using Exact Language|
|Improving Your Vocabulary|
|Spelling and the Hyphen|
|Planning a Research Project|
|Working with Sources|
|Avoiding Plagarism and Documenting Sources|
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