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Quick access reference for writers

Author: Lynn Quitman Troyka; Douglas Dean Hesse
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Quitman Troyka; Douglas Dean Hesse
ISBN: 0205664814 9780205664818
OCLC Number: 463534067
Notes: Includes index.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Thinking, Reading, and Writing Strategies1 Thinking Like a Writer2 Reading Critically3 Viewing Images Critically4 Sources for College Writing 5 Writing About Experiences 6 Writing About Observations 7 Writing to Respond to Readings Writing Process8 Planning and Shaping Writing 9 Drafting10 Revising, Editing, and Proofreading11 Composing Paragraphs 12 Writing to Inform13 Writing to Argue Writing Across the Curriculum14 An Overview of Writing Across the Curriculum15 Writing in the Humanities16 Writing About Literature17 Writing in the Social Sciences 18 Writing in the Natural Sciences19 Writing Under Pressure20 Making Oral Presentations and Using Multimedia21 Creating a Writing Portfolio Writing to Connect with the World22 Writing for Work23 Public Writing24 Designing Documents 25 Writing for the Web26 Contributing to Blogs and Wikis Research27 Starting a Research Project28 Developing a Research Strategy29 Finding and Evaluating Library-Based Sources30 Researching the Web Wisely31 Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism32 Drafting and Revising a Research Paper MLA Documentation33 MLA In-text Citations34 MLA Works Cited List35 A Student's MLA-Style Research Paper APA, CM, and CSE Documentation36 APA In-Text Citations37 APA References List38 A Student's APA-Style Research Paper39 CM-Style Documentation CM-Style Directory40 CSE-Style Documentation CSE-Style Directory Grammar Basics41 Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences42 Verbs43 Subject-Verb Agreement44 Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, and Case45 Adjectives and Adverbs Sentences and Words46 Sentence Fragments47 Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences48 Problems with Sentence Shifts49 Misplaced Modifiers50 Conciseness51 Coordination and Subordination52 Sentence Style53 Usage Glossary54 Word Meanings and Word Impact55 Using Inclusive Language56 Spelling Punctuation and Mechanics57 Commas58 Semicolons59 Colons60 Apostrophes61 Quotation Marks62 Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points63 Other Punctuation Marks64 Hyphens65 Capitals66 Italics (Underlining)67 Abbreviations68 Numbers Tips for Multilingual WritersMessage from Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse to Multilingual Writers69 Singulars and Plurals70 Articles71 Word Order72 Prepositions73 Gerunds and Infinitives74 Modal Auxiliary Verbs Glossary and IndexesTerms GlossaryIndex
Responsibility: Lynn Quitman Troyka ; Douglas Hesse.


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