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.
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
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 Clarity of Form
Lesson Seven Motivation
Lesson Eight Global Coherence
Part Four Grace
Lesson Nine Concision
Lesson Ten Shape
Lesson Eleven Elegance
Part Five Ethics
Lesson Twelve The Ethics of Style
Appendix i· Punctuation
Appendix II· Using Sources
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