Table of contents for The Random House handbook / Frederick Crews.


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PART ONE: EXPLORING PROSE STRATEGIES
1. Strategies of Description and Narration
2. Strategies of Analysis and Argument
PART TWO: COMPOSING WHOLE ESSAYS
3. Planning an Essay
4. Supporting a Thesis
5. Collaborating and Revising
PART THREE: THE RESEARCH ESSAY
6. Finding and Mastering Sources
7. Documenting Sources
8. A Sample Research Essay
PART FOUR: PARAGRAPHS
9. Paragraph Unity and Continuity
10. Paragraph Development
11. Opening and Closing Paragraphs
PART FIVE: SENTENCES
12. Writing Distinct Sentences
13. Subordination
14. Sentence Emphasis and Variety
PART SIX: WORDS
15. Appropriate Language
16. Efficient Language
17. Figurative Language
PART SEVEN: USAGE
18. Complete Sentences
19. Joining Independent Clauses
20. Joining Subjects and Verbs
21. Modifiers
22. Noun and Pronoun Case
23. Pronoun Agreement and Reference
24. Parallelism
25. Relations between Tenses
PART EIGHT: PUNCTUATION
26. Periods, Question Marks, Exclamation Points
27. Commas
28. Semicolons and Colons
29. Dashes and Parentheses
30. Quoting
31. Forming and Spacing Punctuation Marks
PART NINE: CONVENTIONS
32. Verb Forms
33. Plurals and Possessives
34. Spelling and Hyphenation
35. Capitals.
36. Italics, Abbreviations, Numbers
PART TEN: APPLIED WRITING
37. Examination Answers and In-Class Essays.
38. Business Letters
39. Resumes
PART ELEVEN: TOOLS
40. Writing with a Word Processor
41. An Index of Usage.
42. Glossary of Terms



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English language Rhetoric Handbooks, manuals, etc, English language Grammar Handbooks, manuals, etc