MAIRA KALMAN THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE ILLUSTRATED PDF

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The Elements of Style Illustrated : William Strunk :

Use a colon after an independent clause to introduce a list of particulars, an appositive, an amplification, or an illustrative quotation. Do not affect a breezy manner. Do not inject opinion. Express coordinate ideas in similar form.

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The Elements of Style Illustrated will come to be known as the definitive, must-have edition. Choose a suitable design and hold to it. Use definite, specific, concrete language.

Her sophisticated and witty images that are yet bright and fanciful have won her a devoted following, especially among young urbanites. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Do not explain too much. An Approach to Style with a List of Reminders 1. Enclose parenthetic expressions between commas. Ov summaries, keep to one tense. Keep related words together.

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Words and Expressions Commonly Misused V. Avoid the use of qualifiers. Do not break sentences in two.

The Elements of Style Illustrated

In a series of three or more terms with a single conjunction, use a comma after each term except the last. Make sure the reader knows who is speaking. Use figures of speech sparingly. Do not take shortcuts at the cost of clarity. Use definite, specific, concrete language. Use illustrateed active voice.

The number of the subject determines the number of the verb. Place yourself in the background. Oct 20, Pages. See all books mairx William Strunk, Jr. Express coordinate ideas in similar form. Her sophisticated and witty images that are yet bright and fanciful have won her a devoted following, especially among young urbanites.

Many people between the ages of seventeen and seventy eements recite the book’s mantra–make every word tell–and still refer to their tattered grade school copy when in need of a hint on how to make a turn of phrase clearer, or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. This much-loved classic, now in its fourth edition, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint to make a turn of phrase clearer or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice.

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? While giving the classic work a jolt of new energy to appeal to contemporary readers, Kalman’s illustrations are themselves timeless, designed to sit alongside the ever-enduring manual for another fifty years and more.

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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Make sure the reader knows who is speaking. The Elements of Style Illustrated brings a fresh immediacy to the well-loved, fhe, and still on-point work that has become an institution. Praise “So friendly, so classic, so delightful. Read it Forward Read it first.

The Best Books of Use a colon after an independent clause to introduce a list of particulars, an appositive, an amplification, or an illustrative quotation. Use a dash to set off an abrupt break or interruption and to announce a long appositive or summary. Prefer the standard to the offbeat. The Elements of Style Illustrated will come to be known as the definitive, must-have edition. The Elements of Style Illustrated brings a fresh immediacy to the well-loved, much-valued, and still on-point work that has become an institution.

Maira Kalman is acknowledged by the E. Make the paragraph the unit of composition.

Keep related words together. Write in a way that comes naturally. Avoid the use of qualifiers.