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Artful sentences : syntax as style

Author: Virginia Tufte
Publisher: Cheshire, Conn. : Graphics Press LLC, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style, Virginia Tufte shows how standard sentence patterns and forms contribute to meaning and art in more than a thousand wonderful sentences from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The book has special interest for aspiring writers, students of literature and language, and anyone who finds joy in reading and writing."--Publisher's description.
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Tufte, Virginia.
Artful sentences.
Cheshire, Conn. : Graphics Press LLC, ©2006
(OCoLC)647678382
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Tufte
ISBN: 9780961392185 0961392185
OCLC Number: 69241091
Notes: " ... grows out of my 1971 book, Grammar as style."--Acknowledgments.
Description: 308 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Short sentences --
Noun phrases --
Verb phrases --
Adjectives and adverbs --
Prepositions --
Conjunctions and coordination --
Dependent clauses --
Sentence openers and inversion --
Free modifiers : branching sentences --
The appositive --
Interrogative, imperative, exclamatory --
Parallelism --
Cohesion --
Syntactic symbolism.
Other Titles: Syntax as style
Responsibility: Virginia Tufte.

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"In Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style, Virginia Tufte shows how standard sentence patterns and forms contribute to meaning and art in more than a thousand wonderful sentences from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The book has special interest for aspiring writers, students of literature and language, and anyone who finds joy in reading and writing."--Publisher's description.

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