The Little Seagull Handbook Book Summary

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The Little Seagull Handbook by Richard Bullock discusses the documentation, punctuation, grammar, and the steps in writing a paper. This book is a guide for many types of writing including MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE. The material makes up three sections which are how to write, research, and edit your paper. This handbook includes many great resources for helping you find what you need to write a paper.
The authors have written The Little Seagull Handbook because they wanted to make a guide for students. With that being said their goal was to help make writing assignments as easy as possible. They realize that college students do not enjoy carrying around large textbooks all day; so they tried to make a handbook that just included the important information to make the book compact as possible. The reason I will use this book is to help me write, edit, and layout …show more content…

Richard Bullock obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia and is now teaching at Wright State University in the English department. Michal Brody obtained her Ph.D. at the University of Texas and is now a teacher at San Francisco State. She also helped found the Universidad de Oriente in Yucatan, Mexico. Francine Weinberg got her Master in Education at the University Columbia. She now helps write high school and college textbooks which she has done for the last 30 years.
Everyone’s An Author with Readings by Andrea Lunsford, Michal Brody, Lisa Ede, Beverly J. Moss, Carole Clark Papper, and Keith Walters; is about how everyday writing is very closely related to academic writing. This book discusses The Need for Rhetoric and Writing, Genres of Writing, The Role of Argument, Research, Style, and includes Readings. The text also bridges the gap between Facebook and academic writing, showing how some tactics students use in social media may also be used in their academic

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