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Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783932909726
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The Elements of Style

The Original Edition
Author: William Strunk
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486113701
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 64
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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.

Elements of Style


Author: William Strunk
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1625585004
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 44
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The Elements of Style (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., and E.B. White, is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required reading and usage in U.S. high school and university composition classes. This edition of The Elements of Style details eight elementary rules of usage, ten elementary principles of composition, "a few matters of form," and a list of commonly misused words and expressions.

The Elements of Style

A Prescriptive American English Writing Style Guide
Author: William Strunk,E. B. White
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781522927938
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Page: 72
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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: Classic Edition (2018)

With Editor's Notes, New Chapters & Study Guide
Author: William Strunk Jr.,Richard De A'Morelli
Publisher: SPECTRUM INK
ISBN: 1643990020
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 125
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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.

The Elements of Style


Author: William Strunk
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN: 9780205632640
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 105
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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.

Elements of Style

Designing a Home & a Life
Author: Erin Gates
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476744882
Category: House & Home
Page: 336
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From the rising-star designer and author of the hit blog, Elements of Style, a full-color, fully illustrated book packed with honest advice, inspiration, ideas, and lessons learned about designing a home that reflects your personality and style. Elements of Style is a uniquely personal and practical decorating guide that shows how designing a home can be an outlet of personal expression and an exercise in self-discovery. Drawing on her ten years of experience in the interior design industry, Erin combines honest design advice and gorgeous professional photographs and illustrations with personal essays about the lessons she has learned while designing her own home and her own life—the first being: none of our homes or lives is perfect. Like a funny best friend, she reveals the disasters she confronted in her own kitchen renovation, her struggles with anorexia, her epic fight with her husband over a Lucite table, and her secrets for starting a successful blog. Organized by rooms in the house, Elements of Style invites readers into Erin’s own home as well as homes she has designed for clients. Fresh, modern, and colorful, it is brimming glamour and style as well as advice on practical matters from choosing kitchen counter materials to dressing a bed with pillows, picking a sofa, and decorating a nursery without cartoon characters. You’ll also find a charming foreword by Erin’s husband, Andrew, and an extensive Resource and Shopping Guide that provides an indispensable a roadmap for anyone embarking on their first serious home decorating adventure. With Erin’s help, you can finally make your house your home.

Elements of Style


Author: Wendy Wasserstein
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307265544
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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Elements of Style, the Pulitzer Prize—winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein’s first novel, is a scathing comedy about New York's high society facing the post—9/11 world. Francesca Weissman, an Upper East Side pediatrician rated number one by Manhattan magazine, floats on the fringes of the upper strata of privilege and aspiration. Through her bemused eyes we meet the thoroughbred socialite Samantha Acton; relentless social climber Judy Tremont; Barry Santorini, an Oscar-winning moviemaker accustomed to having his way; his supermarket heiress wife, Clarice; and more, tossed together in a frothy stew of outrageous conspicuous consumption and adulterous affairs that play out on Page Six. But when Wasserstein’s madcap tour of the social lives and mores of twenty-first-century Manhattan veers into tragedy, we finally see the true cost of her characters’ choices, and the beating heart of this dazzling novel. From the Trade Paperback edition.

David Adler, Architect

The Elements of Style
Author: David Adler,Martha Thorne,Art Institute of Chicago,Kisho Kurokawa Gallery of Architecture
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300097026
Category: Architecture
Page: 224
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This important book features 17 homes and one private club designed by Adler, all of which are beautifully reproduced in full-color with over 200 newly commissioned photos by the firm of Hedrich Blessing.

The Elements of Style William Strunk Jr.


Author: William Strunk Jr.
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781541171183
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Page: 48
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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

Creating Jewelry with Wire, Fiber, Felt, and Beads
Author: Rosemary Hill
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1620332728
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Make wearable pieces of art with the clever techniques and unique designs ideas in Elements of Style. It’s all about the mix in this creative approach to making fabulous jewelry. These seventeen modern wire, bead, and fiber jewelry designs using knit, crochet, and felting techniques will appeal to jewelry makers of all levels. Get familiar with materials, tools, and techniques-crafters will use basic wireworking, beading, knitting and crochet for most projects. Crochet or knit silver or copper wire and mix it with contrasting beads and metal findings. Knit or crochet thin textured yarns, such as linen, hemp, or unique fiber blends to create wire-framed beads, fiber hoop earrings, or an elegant scarf necklace. Or use a variety of felting techniques to create wire-caged beads, wide-cuff bracelets, rope necklaces, and more. Special technique sidebars and tip boxes throughout the book ensure success with every project. The delicate scale of projects makes them a great way to use up small amounts of fiber, beads, and wire from your stash. With projects ranging from a Felted Rings Cuff and Framed Beads Bracelet to a Knitted Tube Necklace, you’ll have lots of clever designs to choose from featuring a variety of beads and fibers.

The Elements of Style

Simplified and Illustrated for Busy People
Author: Virginia Campbell,William Strunk Jr
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781980205197
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 82
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"The first grammar book that helped me actually remember all the important rules." --CDR, 5-star review"This is a must-have quick guide for your desk or e-reader." -- LoveBooks123, 5-star review The Elements of Style: America's bestselling grammar book, now simplified and illustrated! The Elements of Style by Strunk and White is widely considered America's most beloved grammar book. Now, in this stylish 100th anniversary edition of the classic The Elements of Style, readers of today will find a fresh, succinct new grammar book--full of everything you need to know about writing and nothing you don't. This new edition of The Elements of Style has been carefully modernized for the way we write and learn today. Outdated rules from Strunk and White have been updated; important advice has been highlighted; and a clean and visually interesting design has breathed new life into this classic grammar book. And with over 100 memory cues and vintage illustrations, visual learners and the forgetful alike will never again fail to remember an important grammar or punctuation rule. The Elements of Style is perfect for: Students: Unlike stuffy, confusing textbooks, The Elements of Style is a modern grammar book that teaches you exactly what to do, so you can boost your grades. Professionals:The Elements of Style is easy-to-reference, so you'll only need this one grammar book to write powerful and persuasive emails that will impress bosses and clients. Writers: This 100th anniversary edition makes the perfect gift for anyone with a fraying copy of The Elements of Style by Strunk and White who wants a stunning illustrated edition of this classic. Designed so that it can be read cover-to-cover in 1 hour, this striking and simplified new edition of The Elements of Style is the one-stop grammar book you need to improve your writing. Ten percent of proceeds of The Elements of Style will be donated to the Free Minds Book Club, which provides books and creative writing workshops to incarcerated adults.

The Elements of Style, First Edition


Author: William Strunk
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781535375450
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The Elements of Style is a prescriptive American English writing style guide in numerous editions. This original and first edition was composed by William Strunk Jr., in 1918. In The Elements of Style (1918), 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 frames this within a triplet credited to an influential lecturer: 1. Omit needless words2. Use active voice3. Use parallel construction on parallel concepts The Elements of Style was listed as one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923 by Time in its 2011 list. Upon its release Charles Poor writing for The New York Times called it "a splendid trophy for all who are interested in reading and writing." American poet Dorothy Parker once proclaimed, "If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers the second-greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first-greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they're happy.

The Elements of Style: Grammar Workbook


Author: Richard De A'Morelli
Publisher: SPECTRUM INK
ISBN: 1643990071
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 186
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"If you are reading The Elements of Style for an academic course or to improve your writing, this companion workbook can help you to memorize and self-test your knowledge of basic English grammar rules." This workbook is designed for readers of the three most popular versions of William Strunk's grammar classic, The Elements of Style. It can be used by readers of Strunk's original work, now in the public domain; the "Strunk and White" editions by E.B. White; and The Elements of Style: 2018 Classic Edition. In addition, readers of other grammar books, and ESL/EFL learners, may find this workbook useful for learning the core rules of English grammar. Learning grammar may seem like a boring task, but it is a must for students who wish to do well in their courses and for writers who want to improve their grammar and style. This workbook presents a series of 27 quizzes with 626 questions, multiple-choice answers, and a convenient scoring key. Some quizzes drill on grammar rules covered in all versions of The Elements of Style, and others are keyed to a specific edition.

To derive maximum benefit from this workbook, it is suggested that you complete a few quizzes each day. Take note of your correct and incorrect answers to reinforce the underlying grammar rules. Be sure that you have a firm grasp of each rule before going on to the next quiz. You will know that you are ready to proceed when you have answered all the questions on a quiz correctly.

Used in classrooms across America and around the world, The Elements of Style has helped generations of students and writers learn to write grammatically correct prose. Whether you are taking a course for which Strunk's book is required reading, or you are a writer looking to polish your style, this workbook can help you to learn English grammar rules and use that knowledge to make all your writing exemplary.

The Elements of Style (Illustrated)

Illustrated
Author: William Strunk Jr
Publisher: Full Moon Publications
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 85
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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 forty-nine "words and expressions commonly misused", and a list of fifty-seven "words often misspelled". It was much enlarged and revised by E.B. White for publication by Macmillan in 1959. That was the first edition of so-called Strunk & White, which Time magazine named in 2011 one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923

The Elements of Style Workbook


Author: William Strunk, Jr.,Elements of Style Workbook
Publisher: Tip Top Education
ISBN: 9781940282947
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This workbook is an essential grammar and 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 a vital aid and guide to both grammar and writing.

Die Verlobungen

Roman
Author: J. Courtney Sullivan
Publisher: Paul Zsolnay Verlag
ISBN: 3552062505
Category: Fiction
Page: 592
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Wieso verlässt Teddy seine Frau und die beiden gemeinsamen Töchter – wegen einer Frau, die er an einer Hotelbar kennenlernt? James fragt sich, wieso Sheila ausgerechnet ihn, der doch nur ein Versager ist, geheiratet hat. Delphine verlässt ihren Mann und ihr Leben in Paris, um ihrem Geliebten nach New York zu folgen, und wird es bitterlich bereuen. Kate lehnt die Ehe ab, doch nun wollen ihre besten Freunde heiraten, und zwar so richtig prunkvoll: Jeff und Toby. J. Courtney Sullivan erzählt in diesem Roman meisterhaft die Geschichte von vier Paaren, die einander gefunden, geliebt, geheiratet, betrogen und verlassen haben. Geschickt verwebt sie die Fäden miteinander und zieht den Leser immer wieder in ihren Bann.

Elements of Style

An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural Detail
Author: Stephen Calloway,Elizabeth C. Cromley,Alan Powers
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781770850866
Category: Architecture
Page: 592
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Examines the details of architectural styles from 1485 to the present day, and provides a directory of suppliers and biographical data on select architects and designers.