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Style : Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace

Style : Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace - 8th edition

Style : Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780321288318

ISBN10: 0321288319

Style : Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace by Joseph M. Williams - ISBN 9780321288318
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
Style : Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace by Joseph M. Williams - ISBN 9780321288318

ISBN13: 9780321288318

ISBN10: 0321288319

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 05

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Summary

Engaging and direct, Style: Ten 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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.

I. STYLE AS CHOICE.

Lesson One: Understanding Style.
Lesson Two: Correctness.

II. CLARITY.

Lesson Three: Actions.
Lesson Four: Characters.
Lesson Five: Cohesion and Coherence.
Lesson Six: Emphasis.

III. GRACE.

Lesson Seven: Concision.
Lesson Eight: Shape.
Lesson Nine: Elegance.

IV. ETHICS.

Lesson Ten: The Ethics of Prose.

Epilogue 1: From Clarity to Coherence.
Epilogue 2: Motivating Readers.
Appendix: Punctuation.
Glossary.
Suggested Answers.
Index.

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