9780205830763

Style : The Basics of Clarity and Grace

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205830763

  • ISBN10:

    0205830765

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/2010
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace reflects the wisdom and clear authorial voice of Williamsrs" best-selling book, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, while streamlining every chapter to create a very brief, yet powerfully direct guide to writing with style.The concise clarity of this book makes it a handy reference for anyone interested in good writing.

Table of Contents

Preface

Lesson One:  Understanding Style 

Lesson Two: Actions 

Lesson Three: Characters 

Lesson Four: Cohesion and Coherence 

Lesson Five: Emphasis 

Lesson Six: Concision 

Lesson Seven: Shape 

Lesson Eight: Elegance 

Lesson Nine:  Global Coherence

Lesson Ten:  The Ethics of Style 

Index

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