Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers with I-Book

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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A self-instruction manual and reference book for academic, personal, business, and public audience writing. Coverage includes writing college-level essays, source-based arguments, and research papers; thinking and reading critically; using documentation style correctly; designing documents; writing for the Web; writing about literature; writing for business; creating oral presentations; taking essay tests; and using correct grammar, punctuation, and mechanics correctly. Anyone looking to succeed and fulfill their potential in writing.

Table of Contents

(NOTE:Italicized for titles revised from SS6 to SS7)
Writing an Essay
Thinking About Purposes, Audiences, and Technology
Planning and Shaping
Drafting and Revising
Writing Paragraphs
Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing
Writing Arguments
Understanding Grammar and Writing Correct Sentences
Parts of Speech and Sentence Structures
Pronoun Case and Reference
Adjectives and Adverbs
Sentence Fragments
Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Shifting and Mixed Sentences
Writing Effctively
Coordination and Subordination
Variety and Emphasis
Usage Glossary
The Impact of Words
Using Punctuation and Mechanics
Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points
Quotation Marks
Other Punctuation Marks
Capitals, Italics, Abbreviations, and Numbers
Writing Research
Research Writing as a Process.(was Ch. 32)
Finding and Evaluating Sources
Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism.(was Ch. 31)
MLA Documentation with Case Study
APA Documentation with Case Study
CM, CSE, COS Documentation
Effective Print Document Design
Effective Web Writing and Design
Writing Across the Curriculum-and Beyond
Comparing the Disciplines
Writing About Literature and the Humanities
Writing in the Social Sciences and Natural Sciences
Business and Public Writing
Writing Under Pressure
Oral Pr
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