9780321288318

Style: Ten Lessons In Clarity And Grace

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321288318

  • ISBN10:

    0321288319

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Engaging and direct,Style: Lessons in Clarity and Graceistheguidebook 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(78)
Actions
31(20)
Characters
51(22)
Cohesion and Coherence
73(18)
Emphasis
91(16)
PART THREE Grace
107(68)
Concision
109(20)
Shape
129(24)
Elegance
153(22)
PART FOUR Ethics
175(26)
The Ethics of Style
177(24)
Epilogue 1: From Clarity to Coherence 201(10)
Epilogue 2: Motivating Readers 211(10)
Afterword: A Reliable Generalization 221(4)
Appendix: Punctuation 225(24)
Glossary 249(8)
Suggested Answers 257(12)
Acknowledgments 269(2)
Index 271

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