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

 

Williams’ own clear, accessible style models the kind of writing that audiences—both in college and after—will admire. The principles offered here help writers understand what readers expect and encourage writers to revise to meet those expectations more effectively.   This book is all you need to understand the principles of effective writing.

Synopsis:

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.

Table of Contents

PART ONE:  Style as Choice

Lesson One:  Understanding Style

Lesson Two:  Correctness

PART TWO:  Clarity

Lesson Three:  Actions

Lesson Four:  Characters

Lesson Five:  Cohesion and Coherence

Lesson Six:  Emphasis

PART THREE:  Grace

Lesson Seven:  Concision

Lesson Eight:  Shape

Lesson Nine:  Elegance

PART FOUR:  Form

Lesson Ten:  Motivating Coherence

Lesson Eleven:  Global Coherence

PART FIVE:  Ethics

Lesson Twelve:  The Ethics of Style

 

Appendix I: Punctuation

Appendix II: Using Sources

Glossary

Suggested Answers

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205747467
Subtitle:
Lessons in Clarity and Grace
Author:
Williams, Joseph M
Revised by:
Colomb, Gregory G.
Revised:
Colomb, Gregory G.
Author:
Williams, Joseph M.
Author:
Williams, Charles
Author:
Colomb, Gregory G.
Publisher:
Longman
Subject:
English language -- Style.
Subject:
English language -- Rhetoric.
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.5 x 1 in 318 gr

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