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Table of Contents
Stages of Writing: What is Rhetoric | Planning and Prewriting | Collaborating | Researching | Drafting | Editing | Reviewing | Revising | Publishing
Writing Applications: Analyzing Assignments | Description | Narration | Exposition | Evaluation | Argument
Advanced Topics: Writing in the Humanities | Writing in the Sciences | Writing in Business | Oral Presentations | Rhetorical Analysis | Annotated Bibliography | Citation
Grammar: Parts of Speech: Pronouns | Verbs | Adjectives | Adjectival Phrase | Adverbs | Conjunctions | Prepositions | Interjections | Parts of the Sentence | Types of Sentences | Active and Passive Voice
Punctuation: Commas | Semicolons | Colons | Apostrophes | Quotation Marks | Hyphens and Dashes | Parentheses | Capitalization
Common Errors: Know your patterns | Mixing up words that sound alike | When subjects and verbs don't agree | When pronouns and antecedents don't agree | Missing commas after introductory elements | Sentence fragments | Missing or misplaced apostrophes | Unnecessary tense shifts | Run-on or fused sentences | Comma Splice | Disruptive commas | Dangling, misplaced, and squinting modifiers | Logical Fallacies | Plagiarism