The Art of Styling Sentences

The Art of Styling Sentences

20 Patterns for Success

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Shows how to make use of twenty basic sentence patterns, provides advice on varying rhythm to provide interest, and offers updated sample sentences from well-known writers.

Barron's Educational Publishing
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.

Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, c2002
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 9780764121814
Characteristics: xviii, 158 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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Apr 27, 2016

Terrific! A very useful book, even for experienced writers. Many exercises; some of them after pattern twelve can be a challenge. One will only get better with it.


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