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A dynamic, easy-to-use handbook,The Longman Handbook for Readers and Writersallows writers to quickly and easily reference the information they need to improve their personal, business, and academic writing. Writing process, business writing, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, electronic research, documentation/citation style guides, avoiding plagiarism, ESL. Any student or professional interested in improving their writing.
Table of Contents
|Writing, Reading, and Thinking: Joining Communities|
|Writers, Readers, and Communities|
|Recognizing academic, work, and public communities|
|The composing process: Realities and myths|
|Entering electronic communities|
|Reading for understanding|
|Reading for response and evaluation|
|Reading into writing: Using journals|
|Generating ideas and information|
|Structuring ideas and information|
|Creating patterns of generalization and support|
|Planning in electronic environments|
|Planning: Paper in progress|
|Defining Your Purpose and Thesis|
|Analyzing your purpose|
|Using rhetorical purposes to guide your writing|
|Defining a main idea or thesis|
|Using different kinds of thesis statements|
|Considering Your Audience|
|Defining your audience|
|Characterizing your readers|
|Adapting your content, structure, and style|
|Addressing communities of readers|
|What is critical reasoning?|
|Building a chain of reasoning|
|Critical reasoning in academic, public, and work contexts|
|Drafting and Revising: Shaping Your Writing For Your Community|
|Moving from planning to drafting|
|Using drafting strategies|
|Drafting: Paper in progress|
|Making major revisions|
|Making minor revisions|
|Revising: Paper in progress|
|Paragraphs: Focusing, Linking, and Developing Recognizing paragraph focus|
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