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Presented in a clear and visually appealing fashion, THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE breaks down difficult writing concepts into easy to read, step-by-step explanations. All elements of writing, from grammar through the writing process, are covered in this text, making it the most comprehensive yet most engaging book on the market for the beginning writing student.
Table of Contents
|An Invitation To Writing|
|Gathering Ideas for Writing|
|Recognizing the Elements of Good Writing|
|Creating Effective Sentences|
|Finding Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences|
|Making Subjects and Verbs Agree|
|Understanding Fragments and Phrases|
|Combining Sentences Using Three Options for Coordination|
|Combining Sentences Using Subordination|
|Correcting Fragments and Run-Ons|
|Choosing Correct Pronouns|
|Working with Adjectives, Adverbs, and Parallel Structure|
|Practicing Irregular Verbs|
|Mastering Verb Tenses|
|Using Correct Capitalization and Punctuation|
|Understanding The Power Of Words|
|Choosing Words That Work|
|Paying Attention to Look-Alikes and Sound-Alikes|
|Creating Effective Paragraphs|
|Working with Paragraphs: Topic Sentences and Controlling Ideas|
|Working with Paragraphs: Supporting Details|
|Developing Paragraphs: Illustration|
|Developing Paragraphs: Narration|
|Developing Paragraphs: Description|
|Developing Paragraphs: Process Analysis|
|Developing Paragraphs: Comparison/Contrast|
|Developing Paragraphs: Cause and Effect|
|Developing Paragraphs: De?nition and Analysis|
|Developing Paragraphs: Classification|
|Structuring The College Essay|
|Moving from the Paragraph to the Essay|
|Following the Progress of a Student Essay|
|Writing an Essay Using Examples, Illustrations, or Anecdotes|
|Writing an Essay Using Narration|
|Writing an Essay Using Process Analysis|
|Writing an Essay Using Comparison/Contrast|
|Writing an Essay Using Persuasion|
|Other College Writing: The Research Paper and the Essay Exam|
|Further Readings For The College Writer|
|My Daughter Smokes|
|Unforgettable Miss Bessie|
|A Day at the Theme Park|
|America's Gambling Craze|
|Slice of Life|
|How to Mark a Book|
|Comparison and ContraSt. Neat People vs. Sloppy People|
|Cause and Effect|
|Why Marriages Fail|
|Requiem for the Champ, June Jordan Definition and Analysis|
|What Is This Thing Called Family?|
|What Is Intelligence, Anyway?|
|The Ways of Meeting Oppression|
|The Changing American Family|
|Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns|
|My Body is My Own Business|
|Why Don't These Women Just Leave?|
|Reference Guide for the ESOL Student|
|Parts of Speech|
|Answer Key to Practices and Selected Exercises|
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