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This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 10/1/1995.
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This comprehensive handbook features the clear, direct, and honest style that is the hallmark of Lynn Quitman Troyka. This bestseller begins with coverage of the writing process, giving extensive attention to critical thinking and writing argument, followed by treatment of all aspects of style, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. Provides extensive coverage of MLA, APA, Chicago Manual, and CBE documentation styles , with each quickly identifiable by its distinctive color bar down the outer edge of the page. Features contextualized ┐Alerts┐ to remind readers of pertinent points of usage and punctuation. Displays key words in small capital letters to signal their inclusion in the Terms Glossary. Ideal for anyone utilizing writing in their profession or as an aid in writing courses. Editors, writers, teachers would find this a useful reference.
Table of Contents
|About the author|
|Writing an Essay|
|Thinking About Purposes and Audiences|
|Planning and Shaping|
|Drafting and Revising|
|Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing|
|Understanding Grammar and Writing Correct Sentences|
|Parts of Speech and Sentence Structures|
|Case of Nouns and Pronouns|
|Using Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Comma Splices and Run-Together Sentences|
|Coordination and Subordination|
|Variety and Emphasis|
|Understanding the Meaning of Words|
|Understanding the Effect of Words|
|Spelling and Hyphenation|
|Using Punctuation and Mechanics|
|Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points|
|Other Punctuation Marks|
|Capitals, Italics, Abbreviations, and Numbers|
|Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism|
|Research Writing as a Process|
|Successful Online Research (new chapter to the 3/c/e)**|
|MLA, APA, CM, CBE, and COS Documentation Styles|
|Case Study: A Student Writing an MLA Research Paper|
|Case Study: A Student Writing an APA Research Paper|
|Writing Across the Curriculum|
|Comparing the Different Disciplines|
|Writing About Literature|
|Writing in the Social Sciences and Natural Sciences|
|Writing Under Pressure|
|Writing When English Is a Second Language|
|ESL Singulars and Plurals|
|ESL Word Order|
|ESL Gerunds, Infinitives, and Participles|
|ESL Modal Auxilliary Verbs|
|charts in tinted boxes|
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