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The Resource Rules for writers, Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

Rules for writers, Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

Label
Rules for writers
Title
Rules for writers
Statement of responsibility
Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1408
LC item number
.H277 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Rules for writers, Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers
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Rules for writers, Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The writing process -- Exploring and planning -- Drafting the paper -- Making global revisions ; then revising sentences -- Building effective paragraphs -- Academic writing -- Writing about texts -- Constructing reasonable arguments -- Evaluating arguments -- Clarity -- Active verbs -- Parallel ideas -- Needed words -- Mixed constructions -- Misplaced and dangling modifiers -- Shifts -- Emphasis -- Variety -- Wordy sentences -- Appropriate language -- Exact words -- Grammar -- Sentence fragments -- Run-on sentences -- Subject-verb agreement -- Pronoun-antecedent agreement -- Pronoun reference (clarity) -- Pronoun case -- Who and whom -- Adjectives and adverbs -- Standard English verb forms, tenses, and moods -- Multilingual writers and ESL challenges -- Verbs -- Articles -- Sentence structure -- Prepositions and idiomatic expressions -- Punctuation -- The comma -- Unnecessary commas -- The semicolon -- The colon -- The apostrophe -- Quotation marks -- End punctuation -- Other punctuation marks -- Mechanics -- Abbreviations -- Numbers -- Italics -- Spelling -- The hyphen -- Capitalization -- Grammar basics -- Parts of speech -- Sentence patterns -- Subordinate word groups -- Sentence types -- Document design -- Principles of document design -- Academic formatting -- Business formatting -- Research -- Conducting research -- Evaluating sources -- Managing information ; avoiding plagiarism -- Writing papers in MLA style -- MLA manuscript format ; sample paper -- Writing papers in APA style -- Supporting a thesis -- Citing sources ; avoiding plagiarism -- Integrating sources -- Documenting sources in APA style -- APA manuscript format ; sample paper
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
7th ed.
Extent
xxxii, 653 pages
Isbn
9780312677350
Isbn Type
(spiral bound : instructor's ed.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)635482815

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