Prentice Hall handbook for writers / Melinda G. Kramer, Glenn Leggett, C. David Mead.

By: Kramer, Melinda G, 1946-Contributor(s): Leggett, Glenn H, 1918-2003 | Mead, C. David (Carl David), 1913- | Leggett, Glenn H, 1918-2003. Prentice Hall handbook for writersMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1995Edition: 12th edDescription: xxxvi, 727 p. : ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 0130374253; 9780130374257; 0131496182 (pbk.); 9780131496187 (pbk.); 013185786X; 9780131857865Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 808/.042 LOC classification: PE1408 | .K699 1995
Contents:
Pt. 1. The writing process -- Critical thinking, purposeful writing -- The process of writing: Planning -- The process of writing: Shaping ideas -- The process of writing: Drafting the paper -- The process of writing: Revising the paper -- Writing paragraphs -- Critical thinking and argument -- Pt. 2. Effective sentences -- Coordination and subordination -- Parallelism -- Emphasis -- Variety -- Pt. 3. Sentence revision -- Sentence fragments -- Comma splices and run-on sentences -- Agreement -- Pronoun reference -- Shifts -- Misplaced modifiers -- Dangling modifiers -- Omissions; incomplete and illogical comparisons -- Mixed or confused sentences -- Pt. 4. Effective words -- The dictionary -- Appropriateness -- Exactness -- Directness -- Spelling -- Pt. 5. Basic grammar -- Sentence sense -- Case of nouns and pronouns -- Adjectives and adverbs -- Verbs -- Verbs: Special concerns for ESL writers -- Pt. 6. Punctuation -- End punctuation -- The comma -- The semicolon -- The colon -- The dash and parentheses -- Superfluous internal punctuation -- Quotation marks -- Brackets and the ellipsis mark -- Italics -- Capitals -- The apostrophe -- The hyphen -- Pt. 7. Mechanics -- Numbers -- Abbreviations -- Word division -- Pt. 8. Research writing -- Locating and working with sources -- Drafting and revising the research paper -- Documenting the research paper -- Pt. 9. Writing in different disciplines -- Writing for the humanities -- Writing for the social sciences -- Writing for the natural and applied sciences -- Writing for the professions: Business -- Writing essay exams in the disciplines -- Glossary of grammatical terms -- Glossary of usage.
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Prev. ed. cataloged under: Leggett, Glenn H.

Includes index.

Pt. 1. The writing process -- Critical thinking, purposeful writing -- The process of writing: Planning -- The process of writing: Shaping ideas -- The process of writing: Drafting the paper -- The process of writing: Revising the paper -- Writing paragraphs -- Critical thinking and argument -- Pt. 2. Effective sentences -- Coordination and subordination -- Parallelism -- Emphasis -- Variety -- Pt. 3. Sentence revision -- Sentence fragments -- Comma splices and run-on sentences -- Agreement -- Pronoun reference -- Shifts -- Misplaced modifiers -- Dangling modifiers -- Omissions; incomplete and illogical comparisons -- Mixed or confused sentences -- Pt. 4. Effective words -- The dictionary -- Appropriateness -- Exactness -- Directness -- Spelling -- Pt. 5. Basic grammar -- Sentence sense -- Case of nouns and pronouns -- Adjectives and adverbs -- Verbs -- Verbs: Special concerns for ESL writers -- Pt. 6. Punctuation -- End punctuation -- The comma -- The semicolon -- The colon -- The dash and parentheses -- Superfluous internal punctuation -- Quotation marks -- Brackets and the ellipsis mark -- Italics -- Capitals -- The apostrophe -- The hyphen -- Pt. 7. Mechanics -- Numbers -- Abbreviations -- Word division -- Pt. 8. Research writing -- Locating and working with sources -- Drafting and revising the research paper -- Documenting the research paper -- Pt. 9. Writing in different disciplines -- Writing for the humanities -- Writing for the social sciences -- Writing for the natural and applied sciences -- Writing for the professions: Business -- Writing essay exams in the disciplines -- Glossary of grammatical terms -- Glossary of usage.

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