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The Everyday Writer
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Writing Rhetorically.- 1 Expectations for College Writing: Open your book, open your mind.- 2 Rhetorical Situations.- 3 Exploring, Planning, and Drafting.- 4 Developing Paragraphs.- 5 Reviewing, Revising, and Editing.- 6 Reflecting.- Critical Thinking and Argument.- 7 Critical Reading.- 8 Analyzing Arguments.- 9 Constructing arguments.- Research.- 10 Doing research.- 11 Evaluating Sources.-12 Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism.- Academic, Professional, and Public Writing.- 13 Writing Well in Any Discipline or Profession.- 14 Writing for the Humanities.- 15 Writing for the Social Sciences.- 16 Writing for the Natural and Applied Sciences.- 17 Writing in Professional Settings.- 18 Making Design Decisions.- 19 Creating Presentations.- 20 Communicating in Other Media.- 21 Writing to Make Something Happen in the World.- Language and Style.- 22 Language and Identity.- 23 Language Varieties.- 24 Writing to the World.- 25 Language That Builds Common Ground.- 26 Style Matters.- 27 Coordination, Subordination, and Emphasis.- 28 Consistency and Completeness.- 29 Parallelism.- 30 Shifts.- 31 Conciseness.- The Top Twenty.- 32 The Top Twenty: A Quick Guide to Editing Your Writing.- Sentence Grammar.- 33 Parts of Speech.- 34 Parts of Sentences.- 35 Verbs and Verb Phrases.- 36 Nouns and Noun Phrases.- 37 Subject-Verb Agreement.- 38 Pronouns.- 39 Adjectives and Adverbs.- 40 Modifier Placement.- 41 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases.- 42 Comma Splices and Fused Sentences.- 43 Sentence Fragments.- Punctuation and Mechanics.- 44 Commas.- 45 Semicolons.- 46 End Punctuation.- 47 Apostrophes.- 48 Quotation Marks.- 49 Other Punctuation Marks.- 50 Capital Letters.- 51 Abbreviations and Numbers.- 52 Italics.- 53 Hyphens.- MLA Documentation.- 54 The Basics of MLA Style.- 55 MLA Style for In-Text Citations.- 56 MLA Style for a List of Works Cited.- 57 A Student Research Essay, MLA Style.- APA Documentation.- 58 The Basics of APA Style.- 59 APA Style for In-Text Citations.- 60 APA Style for a List of References.- 61 A Student Research Essay, APA Style.- Chicago Documentation.- 62 The Basics of Chicago Style.- 63 Chicago Style for Notes and Bibliographic Entries.- 64 An Excerpt from a Student Research Essay, Chicago Style.- Glossaries and Index.- Glossary of Usage.- Index with Glossary of Terms.

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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