9780321103505

The Little, Brown Handbook

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321103505

  • ISBN10:

    0321103505

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

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
Designing Documents
Composing for the Web
Collaborating Online
Grammatical Sentences
Understanding Sentence Grammar
Case of Nouns and Pronouns
Verbs
Agreement
Adjectives and Adverbs
Clear Sentences
Sentence Fragments
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
Pronoun Reference
Shifts
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Mixed and Incomplete Sentences
Effective Sentences
Emphasizing Ideas
Using Coordination and Subordination
Using Parallelism
Achieving Variety
Punctuation
End Punctuation
The Comma
The Semicolon
The Apostrophe
Quotation Marks
Other Punctuation Marks
Mechanics
Capitals
Underlining or Italics
Abbreviations
Numbers
Word Division
Effective Words
Using Appropriate Language
Using Exact Language
Writing Concisely
Using Dictionaries
Improving Your Vocabulary
Spelling and the Hyphen
Research Writing
Planning a Research Project
Finding Sources
Working with Sources
Avoiding Plagarism and Documenting Sources
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