9780205533169

The Writer's Options Lessons in Style and Arrangement

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205533169

  • ISBN10:

    0205533167

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/1/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

The Writer's Optionsencourages readers to investigate their writing "options" through sentence-combining to create more sophisticated, more effective constructions. Style and arrangement in composition. For those interested in developing writing skills and strengthening prose.

Table of Contents

An Introductory Lesson
Playing with Sentences
Lessons in Style: Revising Sentences
Relative Clauses
Participles
Appositives
Absolutes
Prepositional Phrases and Infinitive Phrases
Coordination and Subordination
Noun Substitutes
Lessons in Rearrangement: Revising Paragraphs and Whole Drafts
Coherence
Rearrangement and Repetition for Emphasis
Tone
Paragraph Patterns
Using Details: Connecting with Your Readers
Finding a Thesis
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