The Art of Styling Sentences

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Accepted writing style conventions change very slowly, but they do change. That is all the more reason why this favorite reference book for students, writers, and educators requires periodic updating. In this new edition, the authors review the fundamentals of correct sentence structure, then present twenty basic sentence patterns that encompass virtually every effective way of writing simple, compound, and complex sentences. They give advice on ways to vary rhythm and sentence patterns to produce a more interesting writing style. Example sentences as well as brief essays by recognized writers are presented and analyzed. This brand-new edition, updated with many contemporary examples of fine writing style, will inspire both students and seasoned writers to make their own essays sing.

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Writing style conventions change slowly, but they do change. This new edition presents an up-to-date review of the fundamentals of correct sentence structure and demonstrates twenty basic sentence patterns that encompass virtually every effective way of writing sentences. You?ll find advice on ways to vary rhythm and sentence patterns that result in a more interesting writing style. Example sentences as well as brief essays by recognized writers are presented and analyzed. This brand-new edition, updated with many examples of the best in contemporary style, will inspire you to make your own essays sing.

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