Brief handbook for writers

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Prentice Hall, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 401 pages
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Contents

Grammar
8
DRAFTING
13
PARTS OF SPEECH
43
SENTENCE
50
SENTENCE ELEMENTS
55
Clause
63
SENTENCE TYPES
66
SENTENCE FRAGMENTS
72
J Titles
154
Punctuation
159
OVERUSE OF COMMAS
169
SEMICOLON
171
PERIOD
179
QUESTION MARK
183
SLASH
191
PARENTHESES
195

COMMA SPLICES AND RUNON SENTENCES
79
a Subjects joined by
83
k Numbers and amounts as subjects
87
Collective nouns
94
VERB FORMS
100
VERB MOOD
107
b ly forms
113
f Here there
115
Sentence Structure
119
MODIFIERS
127
EMPHASIS AND VARIETY
135
adjadu
138
HYPHEN
202
ABBREVIATIONS AND NUMBERS
216
Diction
225
EFFECTIVE LANGUAGE
232
Paragraphs
249
Reasoning
267
Writing Assignments
281
WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE
334
XJV g Approaches
341
ESSAY EXAMS
348
Glossary of Formal Usage
358
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