9780321095176

Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321095176

  • ISBN10:

    0321095170

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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Engaging and direct, "Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace "is "the "guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Key Benefit Engaging guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Key Topics Style, Clarity, Grace, Form, Ethics Guidelines for writing. Market: General Interest: Improving writing

Table of Contents

Preface ix
PART ONE Style as Choice 1(28)
Understanding Style
3(8)
Correctness
11(18)
PART TWO Clarity 29(84)
Actions
31(20)
Characters
51(26)
Cohesion and Coherence
77(18)
Emphasis
95(18)
PART THREE Grace 113(70)
Concision
115(20)
Shape
135(24)
Elegance
159(24)
PART FOUR Ethics 183(26)
The Ethics of Prose
185(24)
Epilogue: From Clarity to Coherence 209(12)
Appendix: Punctuation 221(22)
Glossary 243(8)
Suggested Answers 251(14)
Acknowledgments 265(2)
Index 267

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