Practical English handbook

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 1, 1973 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 355 pages
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Contents

Sentence Errors and Grammar
1
Adjectives and Adverbs
41
Subordination
48
Comparisons
54
Position of Modifiers
60
Parallelism
66
Punctuation
81
Unnecessary Commas 700
90
The Hyphen and Syllabication 736
136
Abbreviations 742
142
Diction and Style 745
145
Wordiness 768
168
Figurative Language
181
Writing Good Paragraphs 797
197
Writing Good Themes
223
Writing About Literature
246

The Semicolon
105
The Dash 7 7 7
111
End Punctuation
116
Mechanics 725
125
Writing the Investigative Paper
257
Glossary 370
310
Index
335
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