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Little, Brown Compact Handbook

Little, Brown Compact Handbook - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205651634

Cover of Little, Brown Compact Handbook 7TH 10 (ISBN 978-0205651634)
ISBN13: 978-0205651634
ISBN10: 0205651631

Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 7TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

List price: $80.00

Little, Brown Compact Handbook - 7TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205651634

Jane E. Aaron

ISBN13: 978-0205651634
ISBN10: 0205651631

Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 7TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

The most trusted and authoritative name in handbooks, The Little, Brown Compact Handbook,7/e is an easy-to-use reference that will answer any question you may have in grammar, writing, or research. This edition offers the latest information on integrating computers as well concrete help with critical thinking and argument. It also includes further help in the form of new checklists and summary boxes to guide you in crafting clear and correct sentences.

Will answer any question a writer has about grammar, the writing process, or research. The writing process, critical thinking, argumentative writing, style, grammar, mechanics, usage, the research process, how to document sources. Anyone who wants a reliable writing reference book.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
I The Writing Process and Paragraphs
The Writing Situation 3
Invention 7
Thesis and Organization 13
Drafting 19
Revising and Editing 22
Writing with a Computer 33
Paragraphs 39
II Clarity and Style
Coordination 57
Parallelism 59
Subordination 61
Variety and Details 63
Appropriate and Exact Words 66
Completeness 79
Conciseness 80
III Sentence Parts and Patterns
Basic Grammar 90
Verbs 104
Pronouns 132
Modifiers 144
Sentence Faults 158
IV Punctuation
End Punctuation 171
The Comma 173
The Semicolon 184
The Colon 187
The Apostrophe 189
Quotation Marks 192
Other Marks 195
V Conventions of Form and Appearance
Document Format 203
Spelling 216
The Hyphen 220
Capital Letters 221
Underlining (Italics) 224
Abbreviations 226
Numbers 229
VI Research and Documentation
Research Strategy 233
Conducting a Search 236
Working with Sources and Writing the Paper 251
MLA Documentation 272
APA Documentation 307
Chicago Documentation 329
CBE Documentation 335
VII Special Types of Writing
Writing an Argument 341
Reading and Writing About Literature 350
Writing for Business 361