Cover of: Wordsmith | Pamela Arlov

Wordsmith

a guide to college writing

4th ed.

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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

The writing process
Preparing to write
Building a framework: thesis and organization
Introducing the essay
Developing body paragraphs
Concluding the essay
Revising, proofreading, and formatting
Showing and telling: description, narration, and example
Limiting and ordering: definition, classification, and process
Examining logical connections: comparison-contrast, cause-effect, and argument
Writing a summary
Writing a research paper
Grammar
Verbs and subjects
Subject-verb agreement
Coordination and subordination
Run-on sentences
Sentence fragments
Pronoun case
Pronoun agreement, reference, and point of view
Misplaced and dangling modifiers
Parallel structure
Verb shifts
Sentences with style
Commas
Other punctuation
Word choice
Words commonly confused
Capital letters
Apostrophes
Quotation marks, underlining, and italics.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
808/.042
Library of Congress
PE1408 .A69 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22695750M
Internet Archive
wordsmithguideto00arlo_0
ISBN 10
0136050549
ISBN 13
9780136050544
LC Control Number
2008048395
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