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Quick Start Menu.- How This Book Can Help You.- WRITING PROCESSES.- 1 A Writer's Choices.- 2 Exploring, Planning, and Drafting.- 3 Making Design Decisions.- 4 Reviewing, Revising, and Editing.- Top Twenty Tips for Editing Your Writing.- 5 Sharing and Reflecting on Your Writing.- CONTEXTS FOR READING, WRITING, AND SPEAKING.- 6 Learning from Low-Stakes Writing.- 7 Reading and Listening Analytically, Critically, and Respectfully.- 8 Arguing Ethically and Persuasively.- 9 Writing in a Variety of Disciplines and Genres.- 10 Creating Presentations.- RESEARCH.- 11 Conducting Research.- 12 Evaluating Sources and Taking Notes.- 13 Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism.- 14 Writing a Research Project.- DOCUMENTATION.- 15 MLA Style.- 16 APA Style.- 17 Chicago Style.- 18 CSE Style.- STYLE: EFFECTIVE LANGUAGE.- 19 Writing across Cultures and Communities.- 20 Language That Builds Common Ground.- 21 Varieties of Language.- 22 Word Choice.- STYLE: EFFECTIVE SENTENCES.- 23 Varying Sentences.- 24 Consistency, Completeness, and Effectiveness.- 25 Coordination and Subordination.- 26 Conciseness.- 27 Parallelism.- 28 Shifts.- GRAMMAR.- 29 Verbs and Verb Phrases.- 30 Nouns and Noun Phrases.- 31 Subject-Verb Agreement.- 32 Adjectives and Adverbs.- 33 Modifier Placement.- 34 Pronouns.- 35 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases.- 36 Comma Splices and Fused Sentences.- 37 Sentence Fragments.- PUNCTUATION/MECHANICS.- 38 Commas.- 39 Semicolons.- 40 End Punctuation.- 41 Apostrophes.- 42 Quotation Marks.- 43 Other Punctuation.- 44 Capital Letters.- 45 Abbreviations and Numbers.- 46 Italics.- 47 Hyphens.- Glossary of Usage.- Index/Glossary of Terms.- Revision Symbols.- For Multilingual Writers.- Detailed Table of Contents.

About the Author

Andrea Lunsford, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of English emerita and former Director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University, joined the Stanford faculty in 2000. Prior to this appointment, Lunsford was Distinguished Professor of English at The Ohio State University (1986-2000). She has also been Associate Professor and Director of Writing at the University of British Columbia (1977-86). Currently a member of the faculty of the Bread Loaf School of English, Professor Lunsford earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Florida and completed her Ph.D. in English at The Ohio State University (1977)

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