Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace eBook (5e) : 9780134109794

Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace eBook (5e)

 
Edition
 
5
ISBN
 
9780134109794
ISBN 10
 
0134109791
Published
 
20/03/2015
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
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Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$37.99
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Description

Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace reflectsthe wisdom and clear authorial voice of Williams’ best-selling book, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, while streamlining every chapter to create a very brief, yet powerfully direct guide to writing with style.

 

The concise clarity of this book makes it a handy reference for anyone interested in good writing--as well as a quick and ideal guide for freshman composition courses, writing courses across the disciplines, and as a supporting text in courses that require clear and direct writing. Style: The Basics covers the elemental principles of writing that will help students diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of their prose quickly and revise effectively. The text features principles of effective prose written in Williams’ hallmark conversational style, offering reason-based principles, rather than hard and fast rules, for successful, effective writing.

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Table of contents
  • Preface
  • Lesson 1 Understanding Style
  • Lesson 2 Actions
  • Lesson 3 Characters
  • Lesson 4 Cohesion and Coherence
  • Lesson 5 Emphasis
  • Lesson 6 Global Coherence
  • Lesson 7 Concision
  • Lesson 8 Shape
  • Lesson 9 Elegance
  • Lesson 10 The Ethics of Style
  • Index
Features & benefits
  • Adapted from Williams' best-selling Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, now in its ninth edition, The Basics provides a direct, highly readable, and concise conversation on style for students learning the principles of successful writing.
  • Emphasises the strategies for diagnosing our own prose to anticipate the judgments of readers—and to make readers think better of what we write and therefore pay more attention to it.
  • Provides a model for good writing in any context clear, accessible prose.
  • Summarises quick and easy steps to writing effectively.
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