The Art of Styling Sentences

The Art of Styling Sentences

by Ann Longknife Ph.D.
     
 

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A must-have for any student or aspiring writer, this book reviews the fundamentals of good sentence structure: Conventions of writing style change in subtle ways with passing years--a fact that prompts the need for periodic revisions of books like this one. The authors review the fundamentals of good sentence structure and then go on to describe twenty basic

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A must-have for any student or aspiring writer, this book reviews the fundamentals of good sentence structure: Conventions of writing style change in subtle ways with passing years--a fact that prompts the need for periodic revisions of books like this one. The authors review the fundamentals of good sentence structure and then go on to describe twenty basic sentence patterns that encompass virtually every effective way of writing sentences in English. They also draw on passages by current prominent writers, using these examples to show how varying rhythm and sentence patterns can result in elegant writing styles that keep their readers interested. Exercises with answers and explanations appear throughout the text. Overflowing with practical and useful advice, this little gem will change the way people write.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764147838
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
154,204
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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