Little, Brown Essential Handbook, The

Little, Brown Essential Handbook, The, 9th edition

  • Jane E. Aaron

Choose the option that's right for you

Single

$9.99 / mo

4-month minimum term for $39.96

  • Access this eText title
  • Up to 2 devices

Multi

$14.99 / mo

4-month minimum term for $59.96

  • Access over 1,500 titles
  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access

Learn more, spend less

  • Icon

    Study smarter, not harder

    Save time with study tools in your eText

  • Icon

    Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eText audio

  • Icon

    Learn anytime, anywhere

    Get the app to access your eText whenever you need it

  • Icon

    Make it your own

    Your notes. Your highlights. Your eText

  • Icon

    Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eText with search

Overview

The Little, Brown Essential Handbook answers your questions about the writing process, grammar and usage, researching writing, documentation, and writing in different disciplines. Extensive sections on academic writing, research writing, source documentation, and document design support you in all disciplines.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137506088

Table of contents

Part 1: Writing
1. Academic writing
2. The writing situation
3. The writing processes
4. Paragraphs
5. Presenting writing

Part 2: Common Academic Assignments

6 Critical analysis
7 Argument
8 Literary analysis
9 Informative writing
10 Oral presentations

Part 3: Effective Sentences
11 Emphasis
12 Conciseness
13 Parallelism
14 Variety and details
15 Appropriate words
16 Exact words

Part 4: Grammatical Sentences
17. Verb forms
18. Verb tenses
19. Verb mood
20. Verb Voice
21. Agreement of subject and verb
22. Pronoun forms
23. Agreement of pronoun and antecedent
24. Reference of pronoun to antecedent
25. Adjectives and adverbs
26. Misplaced and dangling modifiers
27. Sentence fragments
28. Comma splices and fused sentences

Part 5: Punctuation
29. The comma
30. The semicolon
31. The colon
32. The apostrophe
33. Quotation marks
34. End punctuation
35. Other marks

Part 6: Spelling and Mechanics
36. Spelling and the hyphen
37. Capital letters
38. Italics or Underlining
39. Abbreviations
40. Numbers

Part 7: Research and Documentation
41. Developing a research strategy
42. Tracking sources
43. Finding Sources
44. Evaluating and synthesizing sources
45. Integrating sources into your text
46. Avoiding plagiarism
47. Documenting sources
48. MLA documentation and format
49. APA documentation and format
50. Chicago documentation and format
51. CSE documentation
Commonly misused words
Credits
Answers to selected exercises

Your questions answered

Introducing Pearson+. Reimagined learning, designed for you. Choose from one eText or over 1,500 eTexts and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A new way to buy books that fits your budget. Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever. It's time to upgrade the textbook and simplify learning, so you can have time to live too.

Pearson eText is an easy-to-use digital textbook available from Pearson+. Make it your own by adding notes and highlights. Download the Pearson+ mobile app to learn on the go, even offline. Listen on the go with our new audiobook feature, available for most titles.

When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4-month term. We will charge your payment method each month until your 4-month term has ended. After that, we'll automatically renew your subscription and charge you on a month-to-month basis unless you turn off auto-renewal in My account.

When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last a minimum of 4 months, and then automatically renew each month thereafter unless you turn off auto-renew in My account.

If you want to stop your subscription at the end of your 4-month term, simply turn off auto-renew from My account. To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date.

You can subscribe again after auto-renew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription.

We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.

With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 5 titles on the Pearson+ app from My list on each of your authorized devices every month.

When you're using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.