Pocket Reference for Writers

ISBN-10: 0136142370
ISBN-13: 9780136142379
Edition: 3rd 2008
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Book details

List price: $47.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/28/2007
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792

The Pocket Writers Reference, 3rd edition,is aimed directly at the busy individual who needs a quick check on the conventions of written English for assignments, letters, resumes, and more. While small enough to carry easily in a briefcase or backpack, it is still comprehensive, full of necessary information presented in an interesting, informative, reader-friendly manner.This handy book discusses the full range of rhetorical issues, including audience, purpose, and voice as well as provides guidelines for handling the more technical issues of style, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.An excellent resource for anyone interested in producing effective written communications.

Reading and Writing in College
Writing with a Purpose
Writing to Discover
Writing to Communicate
Writing to Create
Addressing an Audience
Addressing the Situation
Finding Your Voice
Learning a Process
Reading Images Critically
The Elements of Composition
Color
Writing to Discover
Freewriting to Find Ideas
Journal Writing to Explore Ideas
Clustering to See Ideas
Outlining to Organize Ideas
Asking Questions to Test Ideas
Writing College Papers
Finding Direction in Academic Papers
Writing to Inform
Writing to Persuade
Writing to Express
Making Claims in Academic Papers
Thesis Statements
Claims and Counterclaims
Using Evidence in Academic Writing
Guidelines for Revision
Experiments with Revision
Research Writing
Planning Research
Start with Questions
Keep a Research Log
Focus a Question
Attempt to Answer
Use the Writing Process
Conducting Library Research
Learn the Library
Find Information
Take Good Notes
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