Art of Styling Sentences

Art of Styling Sentences

Description

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.

Similar Books

ISBN 10: 0452298601
ISBN 13: 9780452298606

21 Aug 2013
Brooks Landon

ISBN 10: 0062277758
ISBN 13: 9780062277756

07 May 2013
Barbara Kingsolver

ISBN 10: 0399588191
ISBN 13: 9780399588198

12 Feb 2019
Trevor Noah

ISBN 10: 0140268863
ISBN 13: 9780140268867

17 Jun 2011
Homer

ISBN 10: 1841957984
ISBN 13: 9781841957982

01 Oct 2006
Margaret Atwood

ISBN 10: 0062662813
ISBN 13: 9780062662811

23 Apr 2020
Elizabeth Acevedo

ISBN 10: 1599639157
ISBN 13: 9781599639154

28 Aug 2015
Barbara Baig

ISBN 10: 1585102121
ISBN 13: 9781585102129

30 Jun 2005
Hans H. Orberg

ISBN 10: 0199829926
ISBN 13: 9780199829927

24 Aug 2012
David Auburn

ISBN 10: 0615879446
ISBN 13: 9780615879444

19 Sep 2013
Karin Hauschild

ISBN 10: 0262720183
ISBN 13: 9780262720182

29 Mar 1994
Anthony Vidler

ISBN 10: 1585104205
ISBN 13: 9781585104208

01 Mar 2011
Hans H. Orberg