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Everyday Writer

Everyday Writer - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0312452803

Cover of Everyday Writer 4TH 09 (ISBN 978-0312452803)
ISBN13: 978-0312452803
ISBN10: 0312452802
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 2009
International: No

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Everyday Writer - 4TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0312452803

Andrea A. Lunsford

ISBN13: 978-0312452803
ISBN10: 0312452802
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: Bedford Books

Published: 2009
International: No

Students write every day and everywhere for school, for work, and for fun. And nobody else in the field of composition understands the real world of student writing better than Andrea A. Lunsford. Her trademark attention to rhetorical choice, language and style, and critical thinking and argument based on years of experience as a researcher and classroom teacher makeThe Everyday Writerthe tabbed handbook that can talk students through every writing situation. But wait there's more! New research into student writing now informs every page of the new edition...and with expanded, more visual coverage of the writing process, research and documentation, and writing in the disciplines, today'sEveryday Writerprepares students more than ever for everyday writing challenges from managing a research project to writing on a Facebook wall.The Everyday Writerwith Exercisesis now available, too.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

About College Writing

1. The Top Twenty: A Quick Guide to Troubleshooting Your Writing

2. Expectations for College Writing

3. Oral and Multimedia Assignments

4. Design for College Writing

The Writing Process

5. Writing Situations

6. Exploring Ideas

7. Planning and Drafting

8. Developing Paragraphs

9. Reviewing and Revising

10. Editing and Reflecting

Critical Thinking and Argument

11. Critical Reading

12. Analyzing Arguments

13. Constructing Arguments


14. Preparing for a Research Project

15. Doing Research

16. Evaluating Sources and Taking Notes

17. Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

18. Writing a Research Project


19. Writing to the World

20. Language That Builds Common Ground

21. Language Variety

22. Word Choice and Spelling

23. Glossary of Usage

Sentence Style

24. Coordination, Subordination, and Emphasis

25. Consistency and Completeness

26. Parallelism

27. Shifts

28. Conciseness

29. Sentence Variety

Sentence Grammar

30. Basic Grammar

31. Verbs

32. Subject-Verb Agreement

33. Pronouns

34. Adjectives and Adverbs

35. Modifier Placement

36. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences

37. Sentence Fragments

Punctuation and Mechanics

38. Commas

39. Semicolons

40. End Punctuation

41. Apostrophes

42. Quotation Marks

43. Other Punctuation

44. Capital Letters

45. Abbreviations and Numbers

46. Italics

47. Hyphens

MLA Documentation

48. MLA Style for In-Text Citations

49. Explanatory and Bibliographic Notes

50. List of Works Cited

51. Student Essay, MLA style

APA, Chicago, and CSE Documentation

52. APA Style

53. Chicago Style

54. CSE Style

For Multilingual Writers

55. Writing in U.S. Academic Genres

56. Clauses and Sentences

57. Nouns and Noun Phrases

58. Verbs and Verb Phrases

59. Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

Writing in the Disciplines

60. Academic Work in Any Discipline

61. Writing for the Humanities

62. Writing for the Social Sciences

63. Writing for the Natural and Applied Sciences

64. Writing for Business