Simon and Schuster Concise Handbook
Appropriate for Freshman Composition, all writing courses, and all courses with a writing emphasis across the curriculum.Designed to serve as a teaching text for freshman composition and as a reference through college, this concise handbook begins with coverage of the writing process and then treats all aspects of grammar, punctuation, and style. The Simon & Schuster Concise Handbook also includes comprehensive coverage of the research process. This handbook is based on the latest research in composition. The unparalleled supplements package features the Instructor's Edition of the handbook.
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Part One Writing an Essay
Thinking and Reading Critically
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abbreviation academic writing AMY BROWN'S RESEARCH antecedent assignment audience avoid Brown called capital Chapter chart Cited comma splices communication complete conjunctive adverb coordinating conjunction correct dangling modifiers dependent dictionaries documentation style draft E. B. White edited effective elliptical construction endnotes errors essay example EXERCISE function fused sentences give handbook hyphens independent clause indexes instructor letter linking verb living main idea major material meaning MLA style nonrestrictive nonverbal communication notes noun object paraphrase parenthetical references past participle past tense personal space plagiarism plural predicate pronoun proofread question quotation marks quoted reader research writing revise semicolon sentence fragment simple form sometimes specific spelling splices and fused structure student subject complement subordinating conjunction summary sure thesis statement tion transitional expressions underlined Understanding W. H. Auden writing process