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Hodges' Harbrace Handbook

ISBN-10: 083840345X
ISBN-13: 9780838403457
Edition: 15th 2004
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Description: Bringing new insight to the comprehensive HODGES' HARBRACE HANDBOOK, Fifteenth Edition, rhetorician Cheryl Glenn and linguist Loretta Gray add their expertise to this market-leading handbook.

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Book details

List price: $155.95
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 6/30/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 912
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Bringing new insight to the comprehensive HODGES' HARBRACE HANDBOOK, Fifteenth Edition, rhetorician Cheryl Glenn and linguist Loretta Gray add their expertise to this market-leading handbook.

Grammar
Sentence Sense
Parts of speech
Subjects and predicates
Verbs
Subjects and complements
Basic sentence patterns
Phrases
Clauses
Sentence forms
Sentence Fragments
Revising phrases punctuated as sentences
Revising clauses punctuated as sentences
Using intentional fragments
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
Recognizing comma splices and fused sentences
Revising comma splices and fused sentences
Revising with transitional words and phrases
Dividing quotations
Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjectives
Adverbs
Degrees of comparison
Nouns or word groups as modifiers
The double negative
Pronouns and Case
Kinds of pronouns
Subjective, objective, or possessive case
Clause as determiner of pronoun case
Agreement
Subject-verb agreement
Pronoun-antecedent agreement
Verbs
Verb forms
Verb tenses
Voice
Mood
Mechanics
E-documents
Composing for the Web
Visual elements of a Web site
Graphics (tables, charts, diagrams)
Format and the rhetorical purpose
Format and readability
Capitals
Proper names, their abbreviations, and acronyms
Titles that precede a person's name
The first, last, and all major words in titles
The first word of a sentence and of directly quoted speech
Unnecessary capitals
Italics
Titles of separate works
Foreign words
Names of legal cases
Names of specific ships, submarines, aircraft, spacecraft, and satellites
Words, letters, or figures referred to as such
Emphasized words
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Numbers
Before and after proper names
Addresses in correspondence
In bibliographies
As substitutes for certain words
Acronyms
Numbers
Special usage for numbers
Punctuation
The Comma
Before a coordinating conjunction that links independent clauses
After introductory words, phrases, and clauses
Separating parallel items such as those in a series
With (nonrestrictive non-essential) elements
With parenthetical elements
For ease in reading
Unnecessary Commas
Not between subject and verb or verb and object
Not after coordinating conjunctions
With parenthetical words and short phrases
Not with restrictive clauses, phrases, or appositives
Not before the first or after the last item of a series
The Semicolon
Connecting independent clauses not linked by a coordinating conjunction
Separating elements that contain commas
Not with unequal grammatical parts
The Apostrophe
Indicating ownership and other relationships
Marking omissions in contractions, numbers, and words
Forming plurals of letters, numbers, abbreviations, and words referred to as words
Quotation Marks
With direct quotations, including dialogue
With titles of short works
For tone or emphasis of specific words
With other punctuation marks
The Period and Other
Punctuation Marks
The period
The question mark
The exclamation point
The colon
The dash
Parentheses
Brackets
Ellipsis points
The slash
Spelling and Diction
Spelling, the Spell Checker, and Hyphenation
Spell checkers
Spelling and pronunciation
Spelling words that sound alike
Prefixes and suffixes
Confusion of ei and ie
Hyphenation
Good Usage
Usage and the rhetorical situation
Writing in a clear, straightforward style
Appropriate word choice
Inclusive (nonprejudiced) language
Benefits of dictionaries
Using a thesaurus
Exactness
Choosing accurate words
Using fresh expressions
Understanding idioms
Using first and second person effectively
Providing clear definitions
Conciseness
Making every word count
Eliminating needless words
Avoiding unnecessary repetition
Using pronouns and elliptical constructions effectively
Clarity and Completeness
Adding necessary articles, conjunctions, and prepositions
Including all necessary verbs and auxiliaries
Making complete comparisons
Completing intensifiers
Effective Sentences
Sentence Unity
Relating ideas clearly
Choosing and arranging details
Avoiding mixed metaphors and mixed

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