The Skidmore Guide to Writing
 

Index of Terms

Active Voice

Quotations, integrating

Agreement

Quotations, italicizing

Apostrophes

Quotations, long or block

Argument/Thesis Statement

Quotations, long, effective use of

Assertions

Quotations, poetry

Awkward Sentences

Quotations, short

Clauses

Quotations, sic, use of

Cliches

Quotations, square brackets [ ]

Colloquial Expressions

Quotations, when to cite

Colons

Quotations, within quotations

Commas

Reading

Comma Splices

Repetition

Conclusions

Revision

Diction

Semicolons

Drafts

Sentence Fragments

Evidence

Slang

Fragments

Small words and long sentences

Freewriting

Syntax

Hyphens

"to be" verb

Introductions

Thesis Statement/Argument

Its/It's confusion

Transitions

Modifiers

Unnecessary Words and Phrases

Outlines

Vague

Parallel Construction

Verb "to be"

Paragraph Coherence

Verb Forms

Passive Voice

Who/Whom error

Proofreading

Wordy

Punctuation with quotations

 

Qualifiers, overuse of

 

Quotations, dialog

 

Quotations, ellipsis in

 



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