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6 edition of Elements of style found in the catalog.

Elements of style

a novel

by Wendy Wasserstein

  • 41 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women pediatricians -- Fiction,
  • Female friendship -- Fiction,
  • Upper East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWendy Wasserstein.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination307 p.
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23274796M
    ISBN 101400042313
    LC Control Number2005044962

    Write: I centrifuged the samples for 10 minutes, and then incubated them at room temperature. You can write: Such betrayal he would never forgive. Weeks later, White wrote a feature story about Strunk's devotion to lucid English prose. For example, instead of: John came over while I was working on my proposal with a box of pizza. For example, the meaning of the following sentence is unclear: I like dogs more than most people. So much for that expectation.

    In some cases, the negative form is simply the most natural-sounding option. The Elements of Style. The first section on basic grammar rules is the most susceptible to the English textbook problem. He has had several years' experience and is thoroughly competent. The day will come when you will admit your mistake.

    The object of treating each topic in a paragraph by itself is, of course, to aid the reader. Usually, paragraph C would indicate the actual or imagined circumstances of the poem the situationif these call Elements of style book explanation, and would then state the subject and outline its development. PROS I loved the fact that many examples are provided, which is very very helpful. As such, related sentences within a paragraph should generally appear together, as should related paragraphs in a section, and so on. Other illustrations may be found in sentences quoted under Rules 456716and In this perilous situation, there is still one chance of escape.


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Use a colon after an independent clause to introduce a list of particulars, an appositive, an amplification, or Elements of style book illustrative quotation. Some thirty-eight years later, the book bobbed up again in my life when Macmillan commissioned me to revise it for the college market and the general trade.

Write for clarity and understanding instead. Unless you are Elements of style book trying to convey a sense of uncertainty, you should avoid them in your writing.

Avoid the use of qualifiers Qualifiers are words such as very, pretty, rather, and little. Not Groundbreaking This book got so many raving reviews that I am sticking my neck out here. Examples for example, for instance, such as.

Your paragraphs should contain no unnecessary sentences. You can achieve a similar effect by moving a sentence to the beginning of a paragraph, where such transposition emphasizes the importance of the sentence.

Summary- in conclusion, in summary, overall. As such, if you find yourself with a sentence that you feel might be too long, try dividing it into two or more shorter sentences. In the second sentence, you let the data speak. Use the paragraph as the basic unit of composition Each paragraph in the text should convey a single idea or address a single topic; a new paragraph signals that you have moved on to the next point that you want to address.

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It's sad. Write: John came over with a box of pizza while I was working on my proposal. This edition excludes the afterword by Charles Osgood and restores the first edition chapter on spelling. Then, we provided them with the Elements of style book for the experimental task, and showed them to the room where the experiment was conducted.

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