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Elements of Style

Elements of Style Author William Strunk Jr.
ISBN-10 9781329199637
Release 2015-06-07
Pages 56
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This book is intended for use in English courses in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature. It aims to give in a brief space the principal requirements of plain English style. It aims to lighten the task of instructor and student by concentrating attention (in Chapters II and III) on a few essentials, the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated. The numbers of the sections may be used as references in correcting manuscript. The book covers only a small portion of the field of English style, but the experience of its writer has been that once past the essentials, students profit most by individual instruction based on the problems of their own work, and that each instructor has his own body of theory, which he prefers to that offered by any textbook.



Elements of Style

Elements of Style Author Erin Gates
ISBN-10 9781476744889
Release 2014-10-07
Pages 336
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From the rising-star designer and author of the hit blog, Elements of Style, a full-color, fully illustrated book packed with honest advice, inspiration, ideas, and lessons learned about designing a home that reflects your personality and style. Elements of Style is a uniquely personal and practical decorating guide that shows how designing a home can be an outlet of personal expression and an exercise in self-discovery. Drawing on her ten years of experience in the interior design industry, Erin combines honest design advice and gorgeous professional photographs and illustrations with personal essays about the lessons she has learned while designing her own home and her own life—the first being: none of our homes or lives is perfect. Like a funny best friend, she reveals the disasters she confronted in her own kitchen renovation, her struggles with anorexia, her epic fight with her husband over a Lucite table, and her secrets for starting a successful blog. Organized by rooms in the house, Elements of Style invites readers into Erin’s own home as well as homes she has designed for clients. Fresh, modern, and colorful, it is brimming glamour and style as well as advice on practical matters from choosing kitchen counter materials to dressing a bed with pillows, picking a sofa, and decorating a nursery without cartoon characters. You’ll also find a charming foreword by Erin’s husband, Andrew, and an extensive Resource and Shopping Guide that provides an indispensable a roadmap for anyone embarking on their first serious home decorating adventure. With Erin’s help, you can finally make your house your home.



The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Author Virginia Campbell
ISBN-10 1980205191
Release 2018-02-05
Pages 81
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The Elements of Style: America's bestselling grammar book, now simplified and illustrated!The Elements of Style is widely considered America's most beloved grammar book. Now, in this stylish 100th anniversary edition of The Elements of Style, readers of today will find a fresh, succinct new grammar book--full of everything you need to know about writing and nothing you don't. This must-have edition of The Elements of Style has been carefully modernized for the way we write and learn today. Outdated rules have been updated; important advice has been highlighted; and a clean and visually interesting design has breathed new life into this classic grammar book. And with over 100 memory cues and vintage illustrations, visual leaners and the forgetful alike will never again fail to remember an important grammar or punctuation rule. The Elements of Style is perfect for: Students: Unlike stuffy, confusing textbooks, The Elements of Style is a modern grammar book that teaches you exactly what to do, so you can quickly improve your writing and get better grades on assignments.Professionals: This edition of the Elements of Style is easy-to-reference, so you'll have at your fingertips everything you need to write powerful and persuasive emails, memos, and reports that will impress both bosses and clients. Writers: This 100th anniversary edition of The Elements of Style makes the perfect gift for the writer with a fraying copy of Strunk and White who wants a stunning illustrated edition of this classic grammar book.Designed so that it can be read cover-to-cover in 1 hour, this striking and simplified new edition of The Elements of Style is the one-stop grammar book you need to improve your writing.Ten percent of proceeds of The Elements of Style will be donated to the Free Minds Book Club, which provides books and creative writing workshops to incarcerated adults.



Elements of Style

Elements of Style Author William Strunk Jr.
ISBN-10 9781329992603
Release 2009
Pages 51
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The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Author E. B. White
ISBN-10 1537669648
Release 2016-09-14
Pages 64
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The Elements of Style by William Strunk and E. B. White - The Classic Writing Style Guide - This book aims to give in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style. It aims to lighten the task of instructor and student by concentrating attention (in Chapters II and III) on a few essentials, the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated. In accordance with this plan it lays down three rules for the use of the comma, instead of a score or more, and one for the use of the semicolon, in the belief that these four rules provide for all the internal punctuation that is required by nineteen sentences out of twenty. Similarly, it gives in Chapter III only those principles of the paragraph and the sentence which are of the widest application. The book thus covers only a small portion of the field of English style. The experience of its writer has been that once past the essentials, students profit most by individual instruction based on the problems of their own work, and that each instructor has his own body of theory, which he may prefer to that offered by any textbook. The Elements of Style is a prescriptive American English writing style guide in numerous editions. The original was composed by William Strunk Jr., in 1918, and published by Harcourt, in 1920, comprising eight "elementary rules of usage," ten "elementary principles of composition," "a few matters of form," a list of 49 "words and expressions commonly misused," and a list of 57 "words often misspelled." E. B. White greatly enlarged and revised the book for publication by Macmillan in 1959. That was the first edition of the so-called "Strunk & White," which Time named in 2011 one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923.



Elements of Style for Screenwriters

Elements of Style for Screenwriters Author Paul Argentini
ISBN-10 UOM:39015046880392
Release 1998
Pages 176
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Alphabetical entries provide detailed explanations of the acceptable format, structure, and style for television and film screenplay submissions



The Sense of Style

The Sense of Style Author Steven Pinker
ISBN-10 9780143127796
Release 2015-09-22
Pages 368
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"Charming and erudite . . . The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem." --Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing--and why should we care? In this entertaining and eminently practical book, the cognitive scientist, dictionary consultant, and New York Times-bestselling author Steven Pinker rethinks the usage guide for the twenty-first century. Using examples of great and gruesome modern prose while avoiding the scolding tone and Spartan tastes of the classic manuals, he shows how the art of writing can be a form of pleasurable mastery and a fascinating intellectual topic in its own right. The Sense of Style is for writers of all kinds, and for readers who are interested in letters and literature and are curious about the ways in which the sciences of mind can illuminate how language works at its best.



The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Author William Strunk
ISBN-10 9780486113708
Release 2012-04-04
Pages 64
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This is the book that generations of writers have relied upon for timeless advice on grammar, diction, syntax, and other essentials. In concise terms, it identifies the principal requirements of proper style and common errors.



Stylized

Stylized Author Mark Garvey
ISBN-10 1416590927
Release 2009-10-06
Pages 240
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The Elements of Style First Edition

The Elements of Style  First Edition Author William Strunk
ISBN-10 1535375450
Release 2016-07-19
Pages 70
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The Elements of Style is a prescriptive American English writing style guide in numerous editions. This original and first edition was composed by William Strunk Jr., in 1918. In The Elements of Style (1918), William Strunk concentrated on specific questions of usage-and the cultivation of good writing-with the recommendation "Make every word tell"; hence, the 17th principle of composition is the simple instruction: "Omit needless words." The book frames this within a triplet credited to an influential lecturer: 1. Omit needless words2. Use active voice3. Use parallel construction on parallel concepts The Elements of Style was listed as one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923 by Time in its 2011 list. Upon its release Charles Poor writing for The New York Times called it "a splendid trophy for all who are interested in reading and writing." American poet Dorothy Parker once proclaimed, "If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers the second-greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first-greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they're happy.



The Chicago Manual of Style 17th Edition

The Chicago Manual of Style  17th Edition Author The University The University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff
ISBN-10 022628705X
Release 2017-09-05
Pages 1184
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The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style                              Author William Strunk Jr.
ISBN-10
Release 2011-09-15
Pages 24
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The Elements of Academic Style

The Elements of Academic Style Author Eric Hayot
ISBN-10 9780231537414
Release 2014-08-05
Pages 240
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Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture issues, such as adhering to genre patterns for successful research and publishing and developing productive and rewarding writing habits, Hayot helps ambitious students, newly minted Ph.D.'s, and established professors shape their work and develop their voices. Hayot does more than explain the techniques of academic writing. He aims to adjust the writer's perspective, encouraging scholars to think of themselves as makers and doers of important work. Scholarly writing can be frustrating and exhausting, yet also satisfying and crucial, and Hayot weaves these experiences, including his own trials and tribulations, into an ethos for scholars to draw on as they write. Combining psychological support with practical suggestions for composing introductions and conclusions, developing a schedule for writing, using notes and citations, and structuring paragraphs and essays, this guide to the elements of academic style does its part to rejuvenate scholarship and writing in the humanities.



The Manual of Scientific Style

The Manual of Scientific Style Author Harold Rabinowitz
ISBN-10 0080557961
Release 2009-06-12
Pages 984
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Much like the Chicago Manual of Style, The Manual of Scientific Style addresses all stylistic matters in the relevant disciplines of physical and biological science, medicine, health, and technology. It presents consistent guidelines for text, data, and graphics, providing a comprehensive and authoritative style manual that can be used by the professional scientist, science editor, general editor, science writer, and researcher. Scientific disciplines treated independently, with notes where variances occur in the same linguistic areas Organization and directives designed to assist readers in finding the precise usage rule or convention A focus on American usage in rules and formulations with noted differences between American and British usage Differences in the various levels of scientific discourse addressed in a variety of settings in which science writing appears Instruction and guidance on the means of improving clarity, precision, and effectiveness of science writing, from its most technical to its most popular



Intellectual elements of style

Intellectual elements of style Author Alexander Bain
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105127800071
Release 1887
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Women in Clothes

Women in Clothes Author Sheila Heti
ISBN-10 9780698189829
Release 2014-09-04
Pages 528
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Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities—famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old—on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives. It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than fifty questions designed to prompt women to think more deeply about their personal style. Writers, activists, and artists including Cindy Sherman, Kim Gordon, Kalpona Akter, Sarah Nicole Prickett, Tavi Gevinson, Miranda July, Roxane Gay, Lena Dunham, and Molly Ringwald answered these questions with photographs, interviews, personal testimonies, and illustrations. Even our most basic clothing choices can give us confidence, show the connection between our appearance and our habits of mind, express our values and our politics, bond us with our friends, or function as armor or disguise. They are the tools we use to reinvent ourselves and to transform how others see us. Women in Clothes embraces the complexity of women’s style decisions, revealing the sometimes funny, sometimes strange, always thoughtful impulses that influence our daily ritual of getting dressed.



the Elements of Style

the Elements of Style Author William Strunk Jr., E.B. White
ISBN-10
Release 1962
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