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Sin and syntax : how to craft wicked good prose / Constance Hale.

Hale, Constance, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385346894
  • ISBN: 0385346891
  • Physical Description: xii, 306 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Second paperback edition, revised & updated.
  • Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previous edition: New York: Broadway, 1999.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Words -- Nouns -- Pronouns -- Verbs -- Adjectives -- Adverbs -- Prepositions -- Conjunctions -- Interjections -- Sentences -- The subject, the predicate -- Simple sentences -- Phrases and clauses -- Length and tone -- Sentence variety -- Music -- Melody -- Rhythm -- Lyricism -- Voice.
Summary, etc.:
Offers advice on up-to-date writing styles, showing how to break through conventional modes to achieve a striking and hip style.
Subject: Creative writing.
English language > Rhetoric.
Report writing.
Creative writing.
English language > Rhetoric.
Report writing.
Genre: Literature.
Literature.