9780534562069

When Words Collide A Media Writer’s Guide to Grammar and Style (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534562069

  • ISBN10:

    053456206X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 3/21/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Preface. Part One: UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR AND STYLE. 1. Ten Secrets to Writing Well. 2. What You Don't Know Will Hurt You. 3. Parts of Speech, Part 1: The Power of the Verb. 4. Parts of Speech, Part 2: The Supporting cast. 5. The Sentence. 6. Agreement-Rules, Exceptions and Common Sense. 7. Case: It's All About Relationships. 8. Passive Voice. 9. Punctuation: Graceful Mechanics. 10. Spelling. 11. Clarity, Conciseness, Coherence. 12. Style. 13. Sense and Sensitivity. Part Two: TOPICAL GUIDE TO GRAMMAR AND WORD USE. Index.

Table of Contents

Preface
Part One: UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR AND STYLE
1. What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You
2. Parts of Speech
3. The Sentence
4. Agreement-Rules, Exceptions and Common Sense
5. Case
6. Passive Voice
7. Punctuation
8. Spelling
9. Clarity, Conciseness, Coherence
10. Style
11. Sense and Sensitivity
Part Two: TOPICAL GUIDE TO GRAMMAR AND WORD USE
Index

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