Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace / Edition 10

Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace / Edition 10

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by Joseph M. Williams, Gregory G. Colomb
     
 

Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well.Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well.See more details below

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Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well.Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205747467
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
01/15/2010
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Part 1 Style as Choice 1

Lesson 1 Understanding Style 2

Lesson 2 Correctness 10

Part 2 Clarity 27

Lesson 3 Actions 28

Lesson 4 Characters 46

Lesson 5 Cohesion and Coherence 66

Lesson 6 Emphasis 82

Part 3 Grace 99

Lesson 7 Concision 100

Lesson 8 Shape 118

Lesson 9 Elegance 140

Part 4 Clarity of Form 163

Lesson 10 Motivating Coherence 164

Lesson 11 Global Coherence 178

Part 5 Ethics 191

Lesson 12 The Ethics of Style 192

Appendix I Punctuation 209

Appendix II Using Sources 232

Glossary 241

Suggested Answers 249

Acknowledgment 259

Index 260

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