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    The nuts & bolts of college writing / Michael Harvey.
    by Harvey, Michael, 1960-
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    Indianapolis, IN : Hackett Pub. Co., 2003.
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  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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  • Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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    0872205738 (pbk.)
    0872205746 (cloth)
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    xv, 103 p. ; 22 cm.
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    1. Concision -- The pompous style at school -- 2. Clarity -- Choose verbs over nominalizations -- Choose active verbs over linking verbs -- Choose the active voice over the passive voice -- Clarity and honesty -- 3. Flow -- Use consistent characters -- Use pronouns and other pointers -- Use punch lines -- Use conjunctions and other linking words -- 4. Punctuation -- Commas and comma splices -- Semicolons -- Colons -- Dashes -- Parentheses -- Questions -- 5. Gracefulness -- The historical present -- Appositives -- Parallelism -- Tricolon -- Concession -- Qualification -- 6. Using sources -- Winning your audience's trust -- Weaving sources into your prose -- Quoting effectively -- 7. Paragraphs -- The function of paragraphs -- Opening sentences -- Designing paragraphs -- Sections -- 8. Beginnings and endings -- Beginnings -- Endings -- Last thought -- Documentation and citation formats -- Generic formats -- CMS, MLA, and APA style guide.
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