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Prose Style: A Contemporary Guide / Edition 2
     

Prose Style: A Contemporary Guide / Edition 2

by Robert Miles, Marc Bertonasco, William Karns, Marc F. Bertonasco
 

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ISBN-10: 013713181X

ISBN-13: 9780137131815

Pub. Date: 10/15/1990

Publisher: Pearson

For courses in advanced composition. This volume analyzes the various levels of prose style and provides lessons in clarity, precision, parallelism, sentence variety, figures of speech, and voice.

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For courses in advanced composition. This volume analyzes the various levels of prose style and provides lessons in clarity, precision, parallelism, sentence variety, figures of speech, and voice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137131815
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/15/1990
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. WORDS.

1. Levels of Style.

2. Connotations.

3. Clarity.

4. Specificity.

II. SENTENCES.

5. Subjects and Verbs.

6. Conciseness.

7. Coordination.

8. Subordination.

9. Precision.

10. Transitions.

III. ADVANCED PRINCIPLES OF STYLE.

11. The Sound of the Sentence.

12. Parallelism.

13. Sentence Variety.

14. Figures of Speech.

15. Slanting.

16. The Writer's Voice.

Suggestions for Further Reading.

Index.

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