9781428291898

The Writer's Harbrace Handbook, Brief Edition

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    9781428291898

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    142829189X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

One of the best-selling handbooks on the market today, THE WRITER'S HARBRACE HANDBOOK, Brief 4th Edition, not only helps writers with the technical aspects of crafting a well-developed essay, but also gives them the strategies to consciously make rhetorical choices about their writing based on audience, purpose, and context. The compact, spiralbound, and tabbed format offer quick and easy access to essential information.

Table of Contents

Writing And The Rhetorical Situation
The Rhetorical Situation
Reading Rhetorically
Planning and Drafting Essays
Revising and Editing Essays
Online Writing
Composing with Visuals
Writing Arguments
Research
Finding Sources Online, in Print, and in the Field
Evaluating Sources Online and in Print
Using Sources Effectively and Responsibly
Disciplines And Documentation Styles
Writing about Literature
MLA Documentation
Writing in the Social Sciences
APA Documentation
Writing in the Humanities
CMS Documentation
Writing in the Natural Sciences
Writing in Business
Grammar
Sentence Essentials
Phrases and Clauses
Sentence Fragments
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
Modifiers
Pronouns
Verbs
Effective Sentences
Sentence Unity
Consistency
Subordination and Coordination
Parallelism
Emphasis
Variety
Usage
Good Usage
Exactness
Conciseness
Punctuation
The Comma
The Semicolon
The Apostrophe
Quotation Marks
The Period and Other Punctuation Marks
Mechanics
Spelling, the Spell Checker, and Hyphenation
Capitals
Italics
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Numbers
Glossary of Usage
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