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Index brainstorming selecting a topic, 85 business letters, 274 bad news letters, 278, 279 samples, 279 design considerations, 275, 276 formats, 274, 275 good news letters, 277 sample, 278 buzzwords, 41 rules of using, 324, 325, 326 common ground(oppositions), 160 communication importance of writing, 4 comparisions myths vs. realities, 12, 13 comparison and constrast essays, 137, 138 comparisons journals vs. diaries, 167 resumes vs. cover letters, 282 speech, 3 complaint letters, 270, 271 compound words spelling rules, 312 conclusions, 77, 78, 116 call for action method, 118 opinion statements, 117 summarize and restate method, 116, 117 concrete words, 36 condolence letters, 267, 268 guidelines, 267, 268 conjuctions, 46 connotation, 38 connotations analyzing, 39, 40 considerations choosing words, 36 abstract words, 36 concrete words, 36 general words, 37, 38 specific words, 37, 38 planning, 82 audience, 82 purpose, 82 topic, 82, 83 contractions, 313, 314, 332 couplet(poetic element), 173 cover letters, 280, 282, 283 vs. resumes, 282 crediting, 182 books APA style, 360 MLA style, 357, 358 CD-ROMs APA style, 360 MLA style, 359 government documents MLA style, 359 internet sources APA style, 360 MLA style, 359 interviews MLA style, 359 pamphlets MLA style, 359 periodicals APA style, 360 MLA style, 358 radio shows MLA style, 360 reference sources, 223, 224 by curriculums, 183 citing authors name, 224 cue words, 225 endnotes, 225, 227, 229, 230 footnotes, 225, 227, 229, 230 parenthetical documentation, 225, 226, 227 362 C call for action conclusions, 118 call number, 202 capitalization quiz, 333, 334 rules of usage, 334, 336 card catalogues, 204 cause and effect, 135 cause and effect essays, 133, 134, 135 checklist, 134 transitions, 134, 135, 136 CD-ROMs crediting APA style, 360 MLA style, 359 characterization, 145 characters narrative element, 144 charts narrowing topics, 87 checklist cause and effect essays, 134 checklists essay tests, 246, 247 Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) (see MLA) choosing topics, 83, 85 choppy sentences, 65 chronological order, 99 citing (see crediting) classify-divide essays, 136, 137 clauses, 54, 55 dependent clause, 54 dependent clauses, 54 independent clause, 54, 55 linking ideas, 55 cliches, 151 climax (plots), 143 closed compounds, 312 CMS crediting sources endnotes, 227, 229, 230 footnotes, 227, 229, 230 CMS(Chicago Manual of Style), 227, 229, 230 collaborative writings, 183 benefits, 184 disadvantages, 184 suggestions, 184 colons rules of using, 327 comma splice, 67 commas comma splice, 67 punctuation errors, 299