Writer's World Paragraphs and Essays

ISBN-10: 0205781756

ISBN-13: 9780205781751

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: Lynne Gaetz, Suneeti Phadke

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Book details

List price: $122.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 648
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.860
Language: English

Preface
The Writing Process
Exploring
The Paragraph and the Essay
Visualizing the Writing Process
What is Exploring?
Topic
Audience
Purpose
Exploring Strategies
Journal and Portfolio Writing
Developing
What is Developing?
Narrow the Topic
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revising and Editing
What is Revising and Editing?
Revise for Unity
Revise for Adequate Support
Revise for Coherence
Revise for Style
Edit for Errors
Write the Final Draft
Paragraph Patterns
Illustration
What is Illustration?
The Illustration Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit an Illustration Paragraph
Narration
What is Narration?
The Narrative Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit a Narrative Paragraph
Description
What is Description?
The Descriptive Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit a Descriptive Paragraph
Process
What is a Process?
The Process Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit a Process Paragraph
Definition
What is Definition?
The Definition Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit a Definition Paragraph
Classification
What is Classification?
The Classification Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit a Classification Paragraph
Comparison and Contrast
What is Comparison and Contrast?
The Comparison and Contrast Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit a Comparison and Contrast Paragraph
Cause and Effect
What is Cause and Effect?
The Cause and Effect Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit a Cause and Effect Paragraph
Argument
What is Argument?
The Argument Paragraph
Explore Topics
The Topic Sentence
The Supporting Ideas
The Paragraph Plan
The First Draft
Revise and Edit an Argument Paragraph
The Essay
Writing the Essay
Explore Topics
The Thesis Statement
The Supporting Ideas
The Essay Plan
The Introduction
The Conclusion
The First Draft
Revising and Editing the Essay
The Essay Title
The Final Draft
Essay Patterns
The Illustration Essay
The Narrative Essay
The Descriptive Essay
The Process Essay
The Definition Essay
The Classification Essay
The Comparison and Contrast Essay
The Cause and Effect Essay
The Argument Essay
Enhancing Your Writing with Research
What is Research?
Research for Academic Writing
Gathering Information
Evaluating Sources
Add a Paraphrase, Summary, or Quotation
Cite Sources Using MLA Style
Sample Research Essay Using MLA Style
The Editing Handbook
Effective Sentences
Section Theme
Popular Culture
Simple Sentences
Identify Prepositional Phrases
Identify Verbs
Helping Verbs
Compound Sentences
Compare Simple and Compound Sentences
Combine Sentences Using Coordinating Conjunctions
Combine Sentences Using Semicolons
Combine Sentences Using Transitional Expressions
Complex Sentences
What is a Complex Sentence?
Use Subordinating Conjunctions
Use Relative Pronouns
Use Embedded Questions
Sentence Variety
What is Sentence Variety?
Combine Sentences
Include a Question, a Quotation, or an Exclamation
Vary the Opening Words
Combine Sentences with a Present Participle
Combine Sentences with a Past Participle
Combine Sentences with an Appositive
Common Sentence Errors
Section Theme
Psychology
Fragments
Fragments
Run-Ons
Run-Ons
Faulty Parallel Structure
What is Parallel Structure?
Identify Faulty Parallel Structure
Problems with Verbs �
Section Theme
Political Intrigue
Present and Past Tenses
What is Verb Tense?
The Simple Present Tense
The Simple Past Tense
Avoid Double Negatives
Past Participles
Past Participles
The Present Perfect Tense: have/has + Past Participle
The Past Perfect Tense: had + Past Participle
The Passive Voice: be + Past Participle
Other Verb Forms
Problems with Progressive Forms ( -ing Verbs)
Nonstandard Forms: gonna, gotta, wanna
Problems with Conditional Forms
Nonstandard Forms: would of, could of, should of
Verb Agreement and Consistency
Section Theme
College Life
Subject-Verb Agreement
Basic Subject-Verb Agreement Rules
More Than One Subject
Special Subject Forms
Verb Before the Subject
Interrupting Words and Phrases
Tense Consistency
Consistent Verb Tense
More Parts of Speech
Section Theme
Inventions And Discoveries
Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions
Singular and Plural Nouns
Count Nouns and Noncount Nouns
Determiners
Prepositions
Pronouns
Pronoun Case
Relative Pronouns ( who, whom, which, that, whose )
Reflexive Pronouns ( -self / -selves )
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
Indefinite Pronouns
Vague Pronouns
Pronoun Shifts
Modifiers
Section Theme
Health Care
Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjectives
Adverbs
Comparative and Superlative Forms
Mistakes and Modifiers
Misplaced Modifiers
Dangling Modifiers
Word Use and Spelling
Section Theme
The Legal World
Exact Language
Use Specific and Detailed Vocabulary
Avoid Wordiness ad Redundancy
Avoid Clich�s
Standard English Versus Slang
Spelling and Commonly Confused Words
Spelling Rules
Commonly Misspelled Words
Look-Alike and Sound-Alike Words
Punctuation and Mechanics
Section Theme
The Workplace
Commas
What Is a Comma?
Commas in a Series
Commas After Introductory Words and Phrases
Commas Around Interrupting Words and Phrases
Commas in Compound Sentences
Commas in Complex Sentences
Commas in Business Letters
The Apostrophe, Quotation Marks, and Titles
The Apostrophe
Quotation Marks
Punctuation of Titles
Capitalization and Other Punctuation Marks
Capitalization
Other Punctuation Marks
Editing
Editing Paragraphs and Essays
Reading Strategies and Selections
From Reading to Writing
Reading Strategies
Reading Selections
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