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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|
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