Prentice Hall Handbook for Writers

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Prentice Hall, 1988 - English language - 590 pages
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Contents

SENTENCE SENSE
3
CASE
22
ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS
30
Sections 3134
31
Sections 3540
35
VERB FORMS
38
TENSE VOICE AND MOOD
48
Sections 614
61
CAPITALS
197
THE HYPHEN
205
EFFECTIVE SENTENCES
215
PARALLELISM
235
EMPHASIS
242
VARIETY
251
WORDS
263
THE DICTIONARY
271

COMMA SPLICE
68
FAULTY AGREEMENT
75
FAULTY REFERENCE OF PRONOUNS
85
SHIFTS
93
MISPLACED PARTS
100
DANGLING MODIFIERS
108
OMISSIONS
115
Sections 1518
126
ABBREVIATIONS
131
SYLLABICATION
138
END PUNCTUATION
145
THE SEMICOLON
167
THE DASH AND PARENTHESES
174
QUOTATION MARKS
185
BRACKETS AND THE ELLIPSIS MARK
191
APPROPRIATENESS
287
DIRECTNESS
307
SPELLING
316
Sections 4143
326
EFFECTIVE PARAGRAPHS
374
PERSUASIVE WRITING
412
Sections 4445
437
THE RESEARCH PAPER
457
Sections 4648
523
BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE
532
Sections 4950
541
GLOSSARY OF USAGE
554
INDEX
569
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