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SF Writer

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780132334587

ISBN10:
0132334585
Format:
Spiral Bound
Pub. Date:
1/1/2008
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

Summary

From its opening paragraph to its concluding almanac, this handbook examines the writing process today from the perspective of writers, young and old, learning new roles and reaching new audiences. The style is energetic and witty, the advice fresh and contemporary, the design ground-breaking.SF Writer/4Econtinues its reinvention of the tabbed/spiral bound writing handbook.It retains its ground-breaking emphasis on visual rhetoric, while offering fuller coverage of the writing process and various genres of writing. Topics covered include: working as a writer, shaping language, presenting your writing, writing arguments, research, documentation, understanding grammar, and understanding punctuation and mechanics.With its handy format and comprehensive scope of material (including the latest information in writing for the Web) this is the perfect desk reference for anyone that needs to write effectively for business or personal use.

Table of Contents

Writers at Work
Preparing to Write
Making a Point
Steering Clear of Plagiarism
Creating a Structure
Drafting
Revising
Making Choices about Language
The Shape of Sentences
Writing Effective Sentences
Writing with Style
Shaping Effective Paragraphs
Designing Effective Documents
Writing for the Web
Giving Oral Presentations
Model Documents
Reading and Responding Critically
Strategies of Argument
Visual Arguments
Writing an Analysis of Literature or Popular Culture
Doing Research
Finding Information
Evaluating Sources
Using Sources Responsibly
Using Sources and Quotations Effectively
Documenting a Research Paper
MLA Documentation
APA Documentation
CMS Documentation
Key Grammatical Terms
Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-Ons
Modifiers
Subject-Verb Agreement
Verb Tense, Voice, and Mood
Pronouns
Suggestions for ESL Writers
End Punctuation
Commas
Semicolons and Colons
Quotation Marks and Ellipses
Parentheses and Brackets
Dashes, Hyphens, and Slashes
Italics and Capitalization
Apostrophes, Abbreviations, and Numbers
Spelling, Dictionary, Thesaurus
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