9780134080413

Style Lessons in Clarity and Grace

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134080413

  • ISBN10:

    0134080416

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2016
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary


For courses in English and Writing.

 

Emphasizes the importance of style in writing for a global audience

Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace asserts that style is a matter of making informed choices in the service of one’s readers. While writers know best what they want to say, readers ultimately decide if they’ve said it well. This flagship text builds on that premise, with updates on subjects such as gender-neutral writing and writing for global audiences. It brings the authors’ innovative approach to the needs of today’s students, while maintaining that writing with style is a civic and ethical virtue.

 

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Table of Contents

I.  STYLE AS CHOICE

1. Understanding Style

2. Correctness

 

II. CLARITY

3. Actions

4. Characters

5. Cohesion and Coherence

6. Emphasis

 

III. CLARITY OF FORM

7. Motivation

8. Global Coherence

 

IV. GRACE

9. Concision

10. Shape

11. Elegance

 

V. ETHICS

12. The Ethics of Style

 

Appendix I: Punctuation

Appendix II: Using Sources

Glossary

Suggested Answers

Acknowledgments

Index

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