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The Little Brown Essential Handbook,in it's brief and inexpensive format,helps students at all levels with extensive sections on academic writing, the writing process, grammar and usage, research writing, and documentation. With minimal terminology and clear examples The Little Brown Essential Handbook supports writers in all levels and disciplines.

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Table of Contents

Finding what you need 

 

Part 1  Academic writing

Checklist               

1     Features of academic writing     

2     The writing situation   

3     The process of writing                

4     Designing documents                 

 

Part 2  Effective sentences

Checklist 

5       Emphasis 

6       Conciseness

7        Parallelism

8        Variety and details

9        Appropriate words

10      Exact words

 

Part 3  Grammatical sentences

Checklist Verbs

11      Forms 

12      Tenses

13      Mood

14     Voice

15      Subject-verb agreement Pronouns

16      Forms

17      Pronoun-antecedent agreement

18      Pronoun reference Modifiers

19      Adjectives and adverbs

20      Misplaced and dangling modifiersSentence faults

21      Fragments

22      Comma splices and fused sentences

 Part 4  Punctuation

Checklist

23      The comma

24      The semicolon

25      The colon

26      The apostrophe

27      Quotation marks

28      End punctuation

29      Other marks

 Part 5    Spelling and mechanics

Checklist

30      Spelling and the hyphen

31      Capital letters

32      Underlining or italics

33      Abbreviations

34      Numbers  

 

Part 6    Research and documentation

Checklist

35      Research strategy

36      Finding sources

37      Evaluating and synthesizing sources

38      Integrating sources into your text

39      Avoiding plagiarism and documenting sources

40      MLA documentation and format

41      APA documentation and format

42      Chicago documentation and format

43      CSE documentation

 

Glossary of usage

Glossary of terms

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205745296
Author:
Aaron
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Author:
Aaron, Jane E.
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
English language -- Grammar.
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Series:
English MLA Updated Books series Pearson English Value Textbook Series
Publication Date:
June 2009
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.20x4.80x.50 in. .50 lbs.

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