CliffsNotes Writing

Author: Jean Eggenschwiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470880784
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Now in its third edition, this handy guide to writing gives readers an overview of the principles of grammar, usage, and style. A Resource Center directs readers to additional information, and 500 practice questions that tie-in to chapters are available at CliffNotes.com.

Writing

Author: Jean Eggenschwiler
Publisher: Cliff Notes
ISBN: 0764563939
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Reference

Teaches core grammar, usage and style concepts, discussing topics including nouns, verbs, modifiers, common sentence errors, punctuation, jargon, research, and revising.

CliffsNotes Writing Grammar Usage and Style Quick Review 3rd Edition

Author: Claudia L Reinhardt
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544184640
Release Date: 2011-02-21
Genre: Reference

Inside the Book: Nouns - Verbs - Pronouns - Modifiers - Connecting Words and Phrases - Clauses, Phrases, and Sentences - Common Sentence Errors - Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Marks - Commas, Semicolons, and Colons - Dashes, Parentheses, and Quotation Marks - Idioms, Clichés, Jargon, and Wordiness - How to Begin a Writing Assignment - How to Research and Organize Your Writing - Revising and Editing - Review Questions - Resource Center - Glossary - Frequently Confused Words Why CliffsNotes? Go with the name you know and trust - Get the information you need—fast! CliffsNotes Quick Review guides give you a clear, concise, easy-to-use review of the basics. Introducing each topic, defining key terms, and carefully walking you through sample problems, this guide helps you grasp and understand the important concepts needed to succeed. Master the Basics–Fast Complete coverage of core concepts Easy topic-by-topic organization Access hundreds of practice problems at CliffsNotes.com

The American Heritage Book of English Usage

Author: Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547563213
Release Date: 1996-09-09
Genre: Reference

For the first time, the editors of the acclaimed American Heritage(R) Dictionary have applied their efforts to word usage as its own subject. The result is this practical guide that includes chapters on grammar, style, diction, gender, social groups, pronunciation, word formation, science terms, and a subject and a word index.

Cliffsnotes Biology Quick Review

Author: Kellie Ploeger Cox
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544331679
Release Date: 2014-12-30
Genre: Science

CliffsNotes Biology Quick Review is what you'd expect-—and want—from CliffsNotes: a no-nonsense quick review of biology that high school and Biology 101 students can use to review biology. Also good for teachers and test-takers needing to refresh their understanding of biology. Quick in. Quick out.

CliffsNotes on American Poets of the 20th Century

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544179509
Release Date: 2015-12-08
Genre: Literary Criticism

This literary companion carries you into the lives and poetic lines of 41 of America's most admired poets from the last century. From popular favorites such as Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg to the more esoteric T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, this handbook also introduces you to living poets, such as Rita Dove, who are still inscribing their places in literary history. The book opens with an approach to analyzing poetry, and each author-specific chapter includes sections devoted to Chief Works, Discussion and Research Topics, and a Selected Bibliography. Complete list of authors covered in this comprehensive guide: Edgar Lee Masters, Edward Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost, Amy Lowell, Carl Sandburg, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Hilda Doolittle (H. D.), Robinson Jeffers, Marianne Moore, T. S. Eliot, John Crowe Ransom, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Jean Toomer, Louise Bogan, Hart Crane, Allen Tare, Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, Countée Cullen, Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman, Randall Jarrell, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Lowell, Richard Wilbur, James Dickey, Denise Levertov, A.R. Ammons, Allen Ginsberg, W. S. Merwin, James Wright, Anne Sexton, Adrienne Rich, Sylvia Plath, Amiri Baraka, Wendy Rose, Joy Harjo, Rita Dove, Cathy Song

CliffsNotes Chemistry Quick Review 2nd Edition

Author: Robyn L Ford
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544180789
Release Date: 2011-06-28
Genre: Science

Inside the Book: Elements Atoms Atomic Structure Electron Configurations Chemical Bonding Organic Compounds States of Matter Gases Solutions Acids and Bases Oxidation-Reduction Reactions Electrochemistry Equilibrium Thermodynamics Review Questions Resource Center Glossary Why CliffsNotes? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need-fast! CliffsNotes Quick Review guides give you a clear, concise, easy-to-use review of the basics. Introducing each topic, defining key terms, and carefully walking you through sample problems, this guide helps you grasp and understand the important concepts needed to succeed. Access 500 additional practice questions at www.cliffsnotes.com/go/quiz/chemistry Master the Basics –Fast Complete coverage of core concepts Easy topic-by-topic organization Access hundreds of practice problems at www.cliffsnotes.com/go/quiz/chemistry

The Sense of Style

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780143127796
Release Date: 2015-09-22
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"Charming and erudite . . . The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem." --Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing--and why should we care? In this entertaining and eminently practical book, the cognitive scientist, dictionary consultant, and New York Times-bestselling author Steven Pinker rethinks the usage guide for the twenty-first century. Using examples of great and gruesome modern prose while avoiding the scolding tone and Spartan tastes of the classic manuals, he shows how the art of writing can be a form of pleasurable mastery and a fascinating intellectual topic in its own right. The Sense of Style is for writers of all kinds, and for readers who are interested in letters and literature and are curious about the ways in which the sciences of mind can illuminate how language works at its best.

CliffsNotes on Shakespeare s Much Ado About Nothing

Author: Richard O Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544182851
Release Date: 2007-08-20
Genre: Literary Criticism

One of Shakespeare's romantic comedies, this play is set in the seaport town of Messina, in Sicily. The drama concerns "the battle of the sexes" and focuses on the barbed wits and intrigues that two sets of lovers and their friends and family create. Brimming with wit and antagonism, the play has amused and provoked audiences for centuries.

CliffsQuickReview Spanish II

Author: Jill Rodriguez
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544185166
Release Date: 2004-03-15
Genre: Foreign Language Study

CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions. CliffsQuickReview Spanish II continues where CliffsQuickReview Spanish I left off andis meant to provide all the foundations of basic Spanish pronunciation, spelling, and sentence construction. Spanish grammar is systematically explained in its most simplistic way; if you've already read CliffsQuickReview Spanish I or if you already have a good foundation in Spanish, this book is an appropriate resource to hone your skills to the equivalent of two years of college-level Spanish. As you work your way through this review, you'll be ready to tackle such concepts as New verb tenses — future tense, conditional tense, compound tenses, and the past participle Subjunctive Mood I and II Prepositions and pronouns Passive voice, conjunctions, and more sentence variations Past subjunctive and sequence of tenses Antonyms and synonyms CliffsQuickReview Spanish II can act as a supplement to your textbook and to classroom lectures. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review — you decide what works best with your needs. You can read the book from cover to cover or just look for the information you want and put it back on the shelf for later. Here are just a few ways you can search for topics: Use the free Pocket Guide full of essential information Get a glimpse of what you’ll gain from a chapter by reading through the Chapter Check-In at the beginning of each chapter Use the Chapter Checkout at the end of each chapter to gauge your grasp of the important information you need to know Test your knowledge more completely in the CQR Review and look for additional sources of information in the CQR Resource Center Use the glossary to find key terms fast With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.

The Elements of Style

Author: William Strunk
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143112724
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Offers advice on improving writing skills and promoting a style marked by simplicity, orderliness, and sincerity.

The Elements of Style

Author: Virginia Campbell
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 1980205191
Release Date: 2018-02-05
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"The first grammar book that helped me actually remember all the important rules." --CDR, 5-star review"This is a must-have quick guide for your desk or e-reader." -- LoveBooks123, 5-star review The Elements of Style: America's bestselling grammar book, now simplified and illustrated! The Elements of Style by Strunk and White is widely considered America's most beloved grammar book. Now, in this stylish 100th anniversary edition of the classic The Elements of Style, readers of today will find a fresh, succinct new grammar book--full of everything you need to know about writing and nothing you don't. This new edition of The Elements of Style has been carefully modernized for the way we write and learn today. Outdated rules from Strunk and White have been updated; important advice has been highlighted; and a clean and visually interesting design has breathed new life into this classic grammar book. And with over 100 memory cues and vintage illustrations, visual learners and the forgetful alike will never again fail to remember an important grammar or punctuation rule. The Elements of Style is perfect for: Students: Unlike stuffy, confusing textbooks, The Elements of Style is a modern grammar book that teaches you exactly what to do, so you can boost your grades. Professionals:The Elements of Style is easy-to-reference, so you'll only need this one grammar book to write powerful and persuasive emails that will impress bosses and clients. Writers: This 100th anniversary edition makes the perfect gift for anyone with a fraying copy of The Elements of Style by Strunk and White who wants a stunning illustrated edition of this classic. Designed so that it can be read cover-to-cover in 1 hour, this striking and simplified new edition of The Elements of Style is the one-stop grammar book you need to improve your writing. Ten percent of proceeds of The Elements of Style will be donated to the Free Minds Book Club, which provides books and creative writing workshops to incarcerated adults.

The Art of Styling Sentences

Author: Ann Longknife
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764192361
Release Date: 2002-08-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Shows how to make use of twenty basic sentence patterns, provides advice on varying rhythm to provide interest, and offers updated sample sentences from well-known writers.

100 Ways to Improve Your Writing

Author: Gary Provost
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440672668
Release Date: 1985-10-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This is the one guide that anyone who writes--whether student, business person, or professional writer--should put on the desk beside pencil, pen, typewriter, or word processor. Filled with professional tips and a wealth of instructive examples, this valuable, easy-to-use handbook can help you solve any and all writing problems.