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The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Book
Author : William Strunk
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Longman
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9780205632640
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents a concise style manual that provides the basic elementary principles of English usage and composition, with tips on commonly misused words and expressions, style, and spelling.

The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Book
Author : William Strunk
Publisher : Library of Alexandria
Release : 1959
ISBN : 1465509127
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The Elements of Style has been restored to the world of letters because of its tested usefulness in helping people to write effectively and well. Mr. White has judiciously revised the book and has contributed a final chapter that seeks to lead the reader beyond mere correctness toward distinction in English style. This part of the book is concerned with attitudes in writing, with Mr. White's personal list of "do's" and "don'ts" and with style as the mark of the writer." --dust jacket.

The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Book
Author : William Strunk
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2012-04-04
ISBN : 0486113701
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

The Elements of Style Workbook

The Elements of Style Workbook Book
Author : William Strunk Jr,Tip Top Education
Publisher :
Release : 2018-07-10
ISBN : 9781642810059
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Elements of Style Workbook honors the original masterpiece by William Strunk, Jr. published in 1920, with relevant updates for modern times. We have adapted Strunk's original work to include essential exercises (with answer keys) to help novice writers gain command of stylistic structures and devices through guided practice, and to guide more experienced writers through the nuances of commanding style. Essential for today's writers, Strunk's original chapters regarding rules of usage and principles of composition are represented in this workbook. These original lessons, along with style exercises that teach writers to flex their writing style at will, include sentence writing, paragraph writing, and style writing exercises that amplify the impact of the original work by William Strunk, Jr. True to Strunk's original masterpiece, this Elements of Style Workbook addresses the most common and useful issues novice writers face, which are the same ones plaguing English writers for over a century. We honor Strunk's identification of these main writing challenges, and do not dilute the prominence of these points with either less difficult or more advanced grammatical lessons. In this way, we retain Strunk's original focus on the essentials. We have reproduced these essential lessons here and provided targeted practice to enable writers to strengthen those skills. While holding true to the original Elements of Style , this workbook also amplifies some troublesome yet vital stylistic points of practice with the following augmentations: -Grammar on past perfect -Expansive style section based on Noah Webster's style types -Extensive practice with the multitude of styles Webster delineates, using excerpts from literature masters as examples and guides None of these highly useful components were present in the original Elements of Style, nor have they been represented in any edition since then. Style Types The style section draws from Noah Webster's articulate delineations of style types. Each style type draws from a master of literature illustrating that particular style, then challenges writers to imitate, recreate, and alter styles at will. The following style types, identified by Webster, are included in this workbook: 1.Forceful 2.Vehement 3.Elegant 4.Brief 5.Copious or diffusive 6.Precise 7.Neat 8.Loose 9.Feeble 10.Plain Together, these style types represent the vast majority of writing styles used by literary masters in the English language. An English writing workbook like no other With its loyalty to the highly acclaimed and extremely successful original edition of Strunk's The Elements of Style , augmented by Webster's clearly defined articulation of style types and supplemented by ample, targeted, and clear exercises for each component, The Elements of Style Workbook offers an essential writing resource like no other. Whether you are beginning your journey to quality writing or would like to refine your command of voice and style, you will find this updated version of a tried-and-true resource, The Elements of Style Workbook , a vital aid and guide.

The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Book
Author : William Strunk
Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9780205632640
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Presents a concise style manual that provides the basic elementary principles of English usage and composition, with tips on commonly misused words and expressions, style, and spelling.

The Elements of Style Classic Edition 2018

The Elements of Style  Classic Edition  2018  Book
Author : William Strunk Jr.,Richard De A'Morelli
Publisher : SPECTRUM INK
Release : 2018-07-23
ISBN : 1643990020
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This Classic Edition commemorates the 100-year anniversary of William Strunk's grammar primer, The Elements of Style. Generations of writers have learned the basics of grammar from Strunk’s little book. It was rated “one of the 100 most influential books written in English” by Time in 2011, and iconic author Stephen King recommended it as a grammar primer that all aspiring writers should read. Elements of Style: Classic Edition 2018 includes the full text of Strunk's original work, plus two new chapters, requested by college professors and students to help clarify points of confusion in modern writing: Basic Rules of Capitalization and Style Rules for Better Writing. It also features some other enhancements that make this grammar handbook even more useful: 1. Editor’s notes have been inserted throughout the book to flag grammar rules now considered obsolete and to provide up-to-date rules for students and writers. 2. Emojis have been added to help readers identify correct examples from errors at a glance. 3. A Study Guide is included in the last chapter. 4. The paperback version includes blank, lined pages in the back of the book for convenient notetaking. 5. The e-book versions have been restyled for improved display on the latest generations of digital book-reading devices. Elements of Style: Classic Edition is now being used as a textbook in courses at University of Minnesota, University of Texas, UC Berkeley and elsewhere, giving students and writers a blueprint that they can follow to write clearly and effectively while adhering to the fundamental rules of English Grammar.

A Study Guide for William Strunk Jr E B White s Elements of Style

A Study Guide for William Strunk Jr  E  B  White s  Elements of Style  Book
Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
Release : 2016
ISBN : 1410345041
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A Study Guide for William Strunk Jr./E. B. White's "Elements of Style," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Nonfiction Classics for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Nonfiction Classics for Students for all of your research needs.

The Elements of Style Illustrated

The Elements of Style Illustrated Book
Author : William Strunk Jr
Publisher :
Release : 2020-02-10
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills. Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style. This little book can help you communicate more effectively by showing you how to enliven your sentences.

The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Book
Author : William Strunk, Jr., E. B. White
Publisher :
Release : 1972
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Elements of Style Classic Edition 2018

The Elements of Style  Classic Edition  2018  Book
Author : William Strunk Jr.,Richard De A'Morelli
Publisher : Spectrum Ink
Release : 2018-07-23
ISBN : 9781643990033
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This updated 2018 Classic Edition contains the original version of William Strunk's The Elements of Style, plus a variety of enhancements that make this book even more useful. It is now being used as a textbook in classes at University of Minnesota, University of Texas, UC Berkeley, and elsewhere.Generations of college students and writers have learned the basics of English grammar from this short book. It was rated "one of the 100 most influential books written in English" by Time in 2011, and iconic author Stephen King recommended it as a grammar primer that all aspiring writers should read.Written a century ago, Strunk's book is a nostalgic link to the Art Deco era and the Roaring Twenties. Many of the grammar rules listed in his book still apply today; but the English language has changed over the years, and some of these rules have are now obsolete. This Classic Edition addresses these changes with the following enhancements and additional content:1. This 2018 update adds two new chapters requested by college professors and students: Basic Rules of Capitalization and Style Rules for Better Writing.2. Editor's notes have been inserted throughout the book to flag grammar rules that are become obsolete and to provide up-to-date advice for students and writers.3. Emojis have been added to help readers identify correct examples from errors at a glance.4. A Study Guide is included in the last chapter, and the paperback version includes blank, lined pages in the back of the book for note taking.5. The e-book version has been restyled for improved display on the latest generations of digital book-reading devices.Elements of Style: Classic Edition 2018 gives students and writers a blueprint that they can follow to write clearly and effectively while learning the fundamental rules of English Grammar.

Summary of William Strunk Jr s The Elements of Style by Milkyway Media

Summary of William Strunk Jr   s The Elements of Style by Milkyway Media Book
Author : Milkyway Media
Publisher : Milkyway Media
Release : 2020-06-13
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Is there a secret to stylish prose? According to William Strunk Jr., the author of The Elements of Style (1918), style is something particular to each writer… Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE

THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE Book
Author : William Strunk Jr.
Publisher : e-artnow
Release : 2018-11-02
ISBN : 802724479X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Elements of Style 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 was also listed as one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923 by Time in its 2011 list.

The Elements of Style Annotated

The Elements of Style  Annotated  Book
Author : William Strunk
Publisher :
Release : 2020-07-12
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Differentiated book- It has a historical context with research of the time-This book contains a historical context, which helps us understand this literary work. We must pay special attention to those events that especially influenced the world of culture and art and also to those events that were especially reflected in literature, in the life of its writer or that affected it. There are many examples in which historical events have shaped the content and forms of literature, as well as this has often been the best testimony to the importance of certain events throughout history. This context is formed by everything that, in some way, influences the event when it happens. A fact is always tied to its time: that is, to its time.Dorothy Parker once wrote: "If you have young friends who aspire to become writers, the second biggest favor you can do is present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first, of course, is to shoot them now, while they are happy. "Many Americans, who believe they can be taught to write, will turn to The Elements of Style as the indispensable road map through a desert without traces of rotating words. From the Great War to the Cold War, this little book,

The Elements of Style Fourth Edition

The Elements of Style  Fourth Edition Book
Author : William Strunk Jr.
Publisher : WS
Release : 2018-09-12
ISBN : 2291050907
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Elements of Style is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the most influential and best-known prescriptive treatments of English grammar and usage in the United States. It originally detailed eight elementary rules of usage, ten elementary principles of composition, and "a few matters of form" as well as a list of commonly misused words and expressions. Updated editions of the paperback book are often required reading for American high school and college composition classes.

Elements of Style for Screenwriters

Elements of Style for Screenwriters Book
Author : Paul Argentini
Publisher : Lone Eagle Publishing Company
Release : 1998
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Alphabetical entries provide detailed explanations of the acceptable format, structure, and style for television and film screenplay submissions

The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style Book
Author : William Strunk,E. B. White
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2015-12-26
ISBN : 9781522927938
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A Prescriptive American English Writing Style Guide The Elements of Style William Strunk, Jr. And E. B. White 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 numbers of the sections may be used as references in correcting manuscript. The writer's colleagues in the Department of English in Cornell University have greatly helped him in the preparation of his manuscript. Mr. George McLane Wood has kindly consented to the inclusion under Rule 10 of some material from his Suggestions to Authors. 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 much 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. Cornell University English professor William Strunk, Jr. wrote The Elements of Style in 1918 and privately published it in 1919, for in-house use at the university. (Harcourt republished it in 52-page format in 1920.) Later, for publication, he and editor Edward A. Tenney revised it as The Elements and Practice of Composition (1935). In 1957, at The New Yorker, the style guide reached the attention of E.B. White, who had studied writing under Strunk in 1919 but had since forgotten "the little book" that he described as a "forty-three-page summation of the case for cleanliness, accuracy, and brevity in the use of English". Weeks later, White wrote a feature story about Strunk's devotion to lucid English prose.

The Elements of Style ILLUSTRATED

The Elements of Style  ILLUSTRATED  Book
Author : William STRUNK JR.
Publisher :
Release : 2016-11-15
ISBN : 9781519051981
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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.

The Elements of Styles Illustrated

The Elements of Styles Illustrated Book
Author : William Strunk Jr
Publisher :
Release : 2020-01-26
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Elements of Style is an 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 as one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923.Cornell University English professor William Strunk Jr. wrote The Elements of Style in 1918 and privately published it in 1919, for use at the university. (Harcourt republished it in 52-page format in 1920.)He and editor Edward A. Tenney later revised it for publication as The Elements and Practice of Composition (1935). In 1957 the style guide reached the attention of E.B. White at The New Yorker.