The Wadsworth Handbook

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Written by renowned author team Kirszner and Mandell, THE WADSWORTH HANDBOOK, Ninth Edition, offers the most accessible and comprehensive coverage of the writing process, critical thinking, argumentation, writing in the disciplines, common sentence errors, grammar and style, punctuation and mechanics, visual rhetoric, and writing in a digital environment of ANY handbook available today.

Table of Contents

Writing Essays
Understanding Purpose, Audience, and Tone
Reading Texts
Reading Visuals
Planning an Essay
Using a Thesis to Shape Your Material
Drafting and Revising
Writing Paragraphs
Thinking Critically And Writing Arguments
Thinking Critically
Using Logic
Writing Argumentative Essays
Using Visuals as Evidence
Doing Research
Writing a Research Paper
Finding and Evaluating Library Sources
Finding and Evaluating Web Sources
Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Sources
Synthesizing Sources
Avoiding Plagiarism
Documenting Sources: MLA Style
MLA Documentation Style
Documenting Sources: APA And Other Styles
APA Documentation Style
Chicago Documentation Style
CSE and Other Documentation Styles
Writing In The Disciplines
Writing in the Humanities
Writing a Literary Analysis
Writing a Literary Argument
Writing in the Social Sciences
Writing in the Natural and Applied Sciences
Creating Documents In A Digital Age
Writing in a Digital Environment
Designing Effective Documents
Designing a Web Site
Developing Strategies For Academic Success
Creating a Writing Portfolio
Writing Essay Exams
Writing for the Public and the Community
Writing for the Workplace
Making Oral Presentations
Sentence Style
Building Simple Sentences
Building Compound and Complex Sentences
Writing Varied Sentences
Writing Emphatic Sentences
Writing Concise Sentences
Solving Common Sentence Problems
Revising Sentence Fragments
Revising Run-ons
Revising Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Revising Faulty Parallelism
Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences
Using Words Effectively
Choosing Words
Improving Spelling
Understanding Grammar
Using Parts of Speech
Using Nouns and Pronouns
Using Verbs
Revising Agreement Errors
Using Adjectives and Adverbs
Understanding Punctuation And Mechanics
Using End Punctuation
Using Commas
Using Semicolons
Using Apostrophes
Using Quotation Marks
Using Other Punctuation Marks
Knowing When to Capitalize
Using Italics
Using Hyphens
Using Abbreviations
Using Numbers
Bilingual And ESL Writers
Adjusting to the US Classroom
Grammar and Style for ESL Writers
Glossary of Usage
Glossary of Grammatical and Rhetorical Terms
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