Grammatically Correct

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    If its purpose is to convey facts, findings, or instructions, it need be read only once for its content to be clear. If its purpose is to entertain or to provoke thought, it makes readers want to come back for more. Revised and updated, this guide covers four essential aspects of good writing: Individual words - spelling variations, hyphenation, frequently confused homonyms, frequently misused words and phrases, irregular plurals and negatives, and uses of capitalization and type style to add special meanings Punctuation - the role of each mark in achieving clarity and affecting tone, and demonstration of how misuses can lead to ambiguity Syntax and structure - agreement of subject and verb, parallel construction, modifiers, tenses, pronouns, active versus passive voice, and more Style - advice on the less hard-and-fast areas of clarity and tone, including sentence length and order, conciseness, simplification, reading level, jargon and clichés, and subtlety.
    • Publisher: Writer's Digest Books; First edition (September 15, 1997)
    • Language: English
    • Hardcover: 344 pages
    • ISBN-10: 0898797764
    • ISBN-13: 978-0898797763
    • Article weight: 1.35 pounds
    • Dimensions: 6.25 x 1.25 x 9.5 inches
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