Concise and accessible, The Little Brown Compact Handbook helps writers find what they need and then use what they find. One of the best–selling tabbed handbooks on the market, it provides complete, authoritative coverage of writing, research and grammar, with detailed discussions of critical thinking and argument, using computers and the Internet for writing and research, the latest guidelines for citing sources correctly in MLA, APA, CMS, CSE and COS styles, and writing in the disciplines. Accompanied by the CompSolutions Plus Interactive Ebook of the text, The Little Brown Compact Handbook retains all the hallmarks that has made it a bestseller over the years while continuing to meet the needs of a new generation of writers.
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Book Description Longman, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. The Writing Process. 1. The Writing Situation. Assessment. Subject. Audience. Purpose. Academic writing. 2. Invention. Journal keeping. Observing. Freewriting. Brainstorming. Clustering. Asking Questions. Reading. Thinking Critically. 3. Thesis and Organization. Thesis statement. Organization. 4. Drafting. Starting. Maintaining Momentum. Sample First Draft. 5. Revising and Editing. Revising. @AHEADS = Sample Revision. Editing. Formatting; Proofreading. Sample Final Draft. Collaborating. Preparing a Writing Portfolio. 6. Paragraphs. Unity. Coherence. Development. Introductions and Conclusions. 7. Critical Thinking and Argument. Critical Thinking and Reading. Critically Viewing Images. Elements of Argument. Writing Reasonably. Organizing an Argument. Sample Argument. II. COMPUTERS IN WRITING. 8. Key Computer Skills. Word Processing. Spelling Checkers and Other Tools. Electronic Mail. The Web. 9. Document Design. Principles of Design. Elements of Design. Sample Report and Newsletter. 10. Web Composition. Web Compositions vs. Printed Documents. HTML. Online Papers. Original Sites. III. CLARITY AND STYLE. 11. Emphasis. Effective Subjects and Verbs. Sentence Beginnings and Endings. <DIV style="MARGIN-LEFT. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0321362772
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