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The Writer's Options: Lessons in Style and Arrangement / Edition 7

The Writer's Options: Lessons in Style and Arrangement / Edition 7


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The Writer's Options encourages readers to investigate their writing “options” through sentence-combining and rearrangement to create more sophisticated, more effective compositions. The text contains ample practice with arranging and rearranging sentences, paragraphs, and essays as a means of strengthening prose and conveying a more effective message.

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ISBN-13: 9780321072269
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 12/06/2002
Edition description: SEVENTH
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE An Introductory Lesson

LESSON 1 Playing with Sentences

PART TWO Lessons in Style: Revising Sentences

LESSON 2 Relative Clauses
LESSON 3 Participles
LESSON 4 Appositives
LESSON 5 Absolutes
LESSON 6 Prepositional Phrases and Infinitive Phrases
LESSON 7 Coordination and Subordination
LESSON 8 Noun Substitutes

PART THREE: Lessons in Rearrangement: Revising Paragraphs and Whole Drafts

LESSON 9 Coherence
LESSON 10 Rearrangement and Repetition for Emphasis
LESSON 11 Tone
LESSON 12 Paragraph Patterns
LESSON 13 Using Details: Connecting with Your Readers
LESSON 14 Finding a Thesis

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