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Simon & Schuster handbook for writers / [electronic resource] Lynn Quitman Troyka with Emily R. Gordon and Ann B. Dobie.

By: Troyka, Lynn Quitman, 1938-.
Contributor(s): Gordon, Emily R, 1950- | Dobie, Ann B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1990Edition: 2nd ed.Description: v, 41, xxvi, 810, 27 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0138095183; 9780138095185; 013809294X (pbk.); 9780138092948 (pbk.).Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | English language Composition (Arts)DDC classification: 808/.042 Other classification: 17.63 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive Volume 2nd Edition
Contents:
Thinking about purposes and audiences -- Planning and shaping -- Drafting and revising -- Writing paragraphs -- Reading and thinking critically -- Writing argument -- Parts of speech and structures of the sentence -- Verbs -- Case of nouns and pronouns -- Pronoun reference -- Agreement -- Using adjectives and adverbs -- Sentence fragments -- Comma splices and fused sentences -- Sentences that send unclear messages -- Conciseness -- Coordination and subordination -- Parallelism -- Variety and emphasis -- Understanding the meaning of words -- Understanding the effect of words -- Spelling and hyphenation -- The period, question mark, and exclamation point -- The comma -- The semicolon -- The colon -- The apostrophe -- Quotation marks -- Other marks of punctuation -- Capitals, italics, abbreviations, and numbers -- Paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting sources -- The process of research writing -- Documenting sources for research writing -- Case study of a student writing research -- Comparing the different disciplines -- Writing about literature and other humanities -- Writing in the social sciences -- Writing in the natural and technological sciences -- Business writing -- Writing essay tests.
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Thinking about purposes and audiences -- Planning and shaping -- Drafting and revising -- Writing paragraphs -- Reading and thinking critically -- Writing argument -- Parts of speech and structures of the sentence -- Verbs -- Case of nouns and pronouns -- Pronoun reference -- Agreement -- Using adjectives and adverbs -- Sentence fragments -- Comma splices and fused sentences -- Sentences that send unclear messages -- Conciseness -- Coordination and subordination -- Parallelism -- Variety and emphasis -- Understanding the meaning of words -- Understanding the effect of words -- Spelling and hyphenation -- The period, question mark, and exclamation point -- The comma -- The semicolon -- The colon -- The apostrophe -- Quotation marks -- Other marks of punctuation -- Capitals, italics, abbreviations, and numbers -- Paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting sources -- The process of research writing -- Documenting sources for research writing -- Case study of a student writing research -- Comparing the different disciplines -- Writing about literature and other humanities -- Writing in the social sciences -- Writing in the natural and technological sciences -- Business writing -- Writing essay tests.

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Other editions of this work

Simon & Schuster handbook for writers / by Troyka, Lynn Quitman, ©1993
Simon & Schuster handbook for writers / by Troyka, Lynn Quitman, ©1990
Simon & Schuster handbook for writers / by Troyka, Lynn Quitman, ©1996
Simon & Schuster handbook for writers / by Troyka, Lynn Quitman, ©1993
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