9780321235831

The Little Brown Compact Handbook

Aaron, Jane E.; McArthur, Murray

ISBN 10: 0321235835 / 0-321-23583-5
ISBN 13: 9780321235831
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication Date: 2005

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I. The Writing Process. 1. The Writing Situation. 2. Invention. 3. Thesis and Organization. 4. Drafting. 5. Revising and Editing. 6. Paragraphs. 7. Critical Thinking and Argument. II. COMPUTERS IN WRITING. 8. Essential Computer Skills. 9. Document Design. 10. Web Composition. III. CLARITY AND STYLE. 11. Emphasis. 12. Parallelism. 13. Variety and Details. 14. Appropriate and Exact Words. 15. Completeness. 16. Conciseness. IV. SENTENCE PARTS AND PATTERNS. Basic Grammar. 17. Parts of Speech. 18. The Sentence. 19. Phrases and Subordinate Clauses. 20. Sentence Types. Verbs. 21. Forms. 22. Tenses. 23. Mood. 24. Voice. 25. Subject-Verb Agreement. Pronouns 26. Case. 27. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement. 28. Pronoun Reference. Modifiers 29. Adjectives and Adverbs. 30. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. Sentence Faults 31. Fragments. 32. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences. 33. Mixed Sentences. V. PUNCTUATION. 34. End Punctuation. 35. Comma. 36. Semicolon. 37. Colon. 38. Apostrophe. 39. Quotation Marks. 40. Other Marks. VI. SPELLING AND MECHANICS. 41. Spelling. 42. Hyphen. 43. Capital Letters. 44. Underlining or Italics. 45. Abbreviations. 46. Numbers. VII. RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION. 47. Research Strategy. 48. Finding Sources. 49. Working with Sources. 50. Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources. 51. Writing the Paper. 52. MLA Documentation and Format. 53. APA Documentation and Format. 54. Chicago Documentation. 55. CSE Documentation. VIII. SPECIAL WRITING SITUATIONS. 56. Reading and Writing About Literature. 57. Writing for Business. Glossary of Usage . Index


 
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