5 edition of Elements of Style & Mylitlab Web Pkg found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||Jan 01, 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||42|
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White, an afterword by the American cultural commentatora glossary, and an index.
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In especial the expression the fact that should be revised out of every sentence in which it occurs. Then, we placed the plates in the incubator… A notable exception to this rule is when you list several examples in a row, in order to contrast them.
When learning how to apply these guidelines, make sure to use common sense. 6 Conclusion: an important consequence of the new conception of history.
In the meaning nevertheless, not to come first in its sentence or clause. A common violation of conciseness is the presentation of a single complex idea, step by step, in a series of sentences or independent clauses which might to advantage be combined into Elements of Style & Mylitlab Web Pkg.
Happily, some embers were found upon the hearth, together with potato-stalks and dry chips. By treatment in a Bessemer converter, cast iron is changed into steel. Guidelines for clear writing: start with an outline, use paragraphs as the basic unit of composition, use transitions to connect different parts of the text, maintain a logical order in the text, keep related words together, split long sentences, and avoid ambiguous language. On arriving in Chicago, his friends met him at the station.
Taylor at his entrance greatly astonished him. There was a look in his eye that boded mischief. For example, if you are submitting a manuscript to an American journal, use the American spelling conventions, as opposed to the British ones.
His brother, who is a member of the same firm His brother, a member of the same firm Trafalgar, which was Nelson's last battle Trafalgar, Nelson's last battle As positive statement is more concise than negative, and the active voice more concise than the passive, many of the examples given under Rules and illustrate this rule as well.
An unskilful writer will sometimes construct a whole paragraph of sentences of this kind, using as connectives and, but, so, and less frequently, who, which, when, where, and while, these last in non-restrictive senses see under. federal laws and your state's laws.
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It is not that every detail is given; that would be impossible, as well as to no purpose; but that all the significant details are given, and not vaguely, but with such definiteness that the reader, in imagination, can project himself into the scene.
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