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Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace Plus MyWritingLab without Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 11th Edition

By Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jun 4, 2014

Description

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

Glossary

Suggested Answers

Acknowledgments

Index

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-397483-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-397483-6

Format: Book

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