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Style and difference : a guide for writers

Author: Donna Gorrell
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Publications
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Gorrell
ISBN: 0618381597 9780618381593
OCLC Number: 61461020
Description: xiii, 302 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Style, Situation, and Difference I. Style 1. Coordinate Balanced Ideas 2. Subordinate Cumulative Ideas 3. Vary Your Sentences 4. Vary Your Sentences--Again 5. Pack Your Sentences with Parallelism 6. Make Your Point with Emphasis and Rhythm 7. Modify with Style 8. Connect Your Thoughts Coherently 9. Be Concise 10. Make Your Voice Heard 11. Figure Your Language for Vivid Writing 12. Omit and, Repeat and II. Difference 13. Use Passive Verbs 14. Begin Your Sentences with and (but, or, nor, for, yet, so) 15. Begin Your Sentences with because (since, while) 16. Fragment Your Sentences 17. Splice with Commas 18. Refer with a Singular they 19. Say I (we, you) 20. Contract Your Words 21. Split Your Infinitives 22. Use which for that 23. End Your Sentences with Prepositions 24. Repeat, Repeat, Repeat III. Punctuation and Style 25. Control Your Commas 26. End with Periods Etc. 27. Dash with Dashes 28. Point with Colons 29. Separate with Semicolons 30. Possess with Apostrophes 31. Connect with Hyphens IV. A Few Good Rules 32. Make Your Verbs Agree with Your Subjects 33. Be Sure Your Pronouns Refer to Something 34. Make Your Pronouns Agree 35. Just in Case--Pronouns Again 36. Don't Dangle Your Modifiers V. Writers on Style Richard A. Lanham, Frank Smith, William Zinsser, Winston Weathers and Otis Winchester, Annie Dillard, Comte de Buffon, Louis Milic, Keith Hjortshoj, Monroe C. Beardsley, Walker Gibson, Aristotle, Quintilian, William Strunk Jr., and E. B. White
Other Titles: Style & difference
Responsibility: Donna Gorrell.
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