9780131847903

Prentice Hall Reference Guide to Grammar and Usage With E-Book 2003 Mla Update

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    9780131847903

  • ISBN10:

    0131847902

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Based on the authors' twenty-five years of writing center experience, this spiral-bound and tabbed brief handbook is the easiest handbook for students to use.

Table of Contents

The Writing Process
Purposes and Audiences
Writing Processes and Strategies
Paragraphs
Argument
Writing with Computers
Revising Sentences for Accuracy, Clarity, And Variety
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
Subject-Verb Agreement
Sentence Fragments
Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
Parallel Constructions
Consistency (Avoiding Shifts)
Faulty Predication
Coordination and Subordination
Sentence Clarity
Transitions
Sentence Variety
Parts Of Sentences
Verbs
Nouns and Pronouns
Pronoun Case and Reference
Adjectives and Adverbs
Prepositions
Subjects
Phrases
Clauses
Essential and Nonessential Clauses and Phrases
Sentences
Punctuation
Commas
Apostrophes
Semicolons
Colons
Quotation Marks
Hyphens
End Punctuation
Other Punctuation
Mechanics And Spelling
Capitals
Abbreviations
Numbers
Underlining/Italics
Spelling
Style And Word Choice
Sexist Language
Unnecessary Words
Appropriate Words
Esl Concerns
American Style in Writing
Verbs
Omitted Words
Repeated Words
Count and Noncount Nouns
Adjectives and Adverbs
Prepositions
Idioms
Research
Finding a Topic
Searching for Information
Evaluating Sources
Taking Notes
Using Sources
Research Online
Web Resources
Evaluating Internet Resources
Citing Internet Resources
Mla Documentation
Documenting in MLA Style
Apa, Cm, Cbe, And Cos Documentation
Documenting in APA Style
Documenting in Other Styles
Document Design, Public Writing, And Writing About Literature
Document Design
Public Writing
Writing About Literature
Appendices
Glossary of Usage
Glossary of Grammatical Terms
Answer Key for Exercises
Index
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