Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace (Paperback)

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KEY BENEFIT Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace asserts that style is a matter of making informed choices in the service of one's readers. While writers know best what they want to say, readers ultimately decide if they've said it well. This flagship book builds on that premise, with updates on subjects such as gender-neutral writing and writing for global audiences. It brings the authors' innovative approach to the needs of today's writers, while maintaining that writing with style is a civic and ethical virtue. KEY TOPICS Understanding Style; Correctness; Actions; Characters; Cohesion and Coherence; Emphasis; Motivation; Global Coherence; Concision; Shape; Elegance; The Ethics of Style. MARKET For anyone interested in enhancing their prose by revising at the sentence level.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780134080413
ISBN-10: 0134080416
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: January 4th, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English