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Author Hacker, Diana, 1942-2004.

Title A writer's reference / Diana Hacker ; contributing authors, Nancy Sommers, Tom Jehn, Jane Rosenzweig ; contributing ESL specialist, Marcy Carbajal Van Horn.

Imprint Boston : Bedford/St. Martins, c2009.

Call No.PE1408 .H2778 2009
LocationMoore Reference Room

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Reference Room  PE1408 .H2778 2009    Available  ---
Edition 6th ed.
Description xxxv, 509, 34 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
"2009 MLA update" --P. [1] of cover.
Contents Composition/Style. C. Composing and revising -- C1. Planning -- C2. Drafting -- C3. Revising -- C4. Writing paragraphs -- C5. Designing documents -- A. Academic writing -- A1. Writing about texts -- Sample paper -- A2. Constructing arguments -- Sample paper -- A3. Evaluating arguments -- A4. Writing in the disciplines -- S. Sentence style -- S1. Parallelism -- S2. Needed words -- S3. Problems with modifiers -- S4. Shifts -- S5. Mixed constructions -- S6. Sentence emphasis -- S7. Sentence variety -- W. Word choice -- W1. Glossary of usage -- W2. Wordy sentences -- W3. Active verbs -- W4. Appropriate language -- W5. Exact language -- W6. The dictionary and thesaurus --
Correctness. G. Grammatical sentences -- G1. Subject-verb agreement -- G2. Other problems with verbs -- G3. Problems with pronouns -- G4. Adjectives and adverbs -- G5. Sentence fragments -- G6. Run-on sentences -- E. ESL challenges -- E1. Verbs -- E2. Sentence structure -- E3. Articles and types of nouns -- E4. Using adjectives -- E5. Prepositions and idiomatic expressions -- P. Punctuation -- P1. The comma -- P2. Unnecessary commas -- P3. The semicolon -- P4. The colon -- P5. The apostrophe -- P6. Quotation marks -- P7. Other marks -- M. Mechanics -- M1. Spelling -- M2. The hyphen -- M3. Capitalization -- M4. Abbreviations -- M5. Numbers -- M6. Italics (underlining) --
Research/basic grammar. R. Researching -- R1. Conducting research -- R2. Evaluating sources -- R3. Managing information ; Avoiding plagiarism -- R4. Choosing a documentation style -- MLA. MLA papers -- MLA-1. Supporting a thesis -- MLA-2. Citing sources ; Avoiding plagiarism -- MLA-3. Integrating sources -- MLA-4. Documenting sources -- MLA-5. Manuscript format -- Sample paper -- APA and CMS papers (coverage parallels MLA's) -- APA-1 -- APA-2 -- APA-3 -- APA-4 -- APA-5 -- Sample paper -- CMS-1 -- CMS-2 -- CMS-3 -- CMS-4 -- CMS-5 -- Sample pages -- B. Basic grammar -- B1. Parts of speech -- B2. Parts of sentences -- B3. Subordinate word groups -- B4. Sentence types -- Index.
Subject Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Sommers, Nancy I. Contributor.
Jehn, Thomas Robert. Contributor.
Rosenzweig, Jane. Contributor.
Carbajal Van Horn, Marcy. Contributor.
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