Simon & Schuster handbook for writers
This comprehensive handbook features the clear, direct, and honest style that is the hallmark of Lynn Quitman Troyka. This bestseller begins with coverage of the writing process, giving extensive attention to critical thinking and writing argument, followed by treatment of all aspects of style, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. Provides extensive coverage of MLA, APA, Chicago Manual, and CBE documentation styles , with each quickly identifiable by its distinctive color bar down the outer edge of the page. Features contextualized żAlertsż to remind readers of pertinent points of usage and punctuation. Displays key words in small capital letters to signal their inclusion in the Terms Glossary. Ideal for anyone utilizing writing in their profession or as an aid in writing courses. Editors, writers, teachers would find this a useful reference.
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WRITING AN ESSAY
lc Understanding audiences for writing
Planning and Shaping
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