2017 READING CHALLENGE RECOMMENDATIONS
The new year is a time to challenge yourself to reach new […]
Joseph M. Williams
Hello, I'm an eBook!
ATTENTION: This item is an eBook. It can be read on iOS, Android, MAC and PC's with a supported eReader. It is not a physical book. eBooks are available via download immediately after you've checked out.
Shipped from other seller
Quality School Texts
One Stop Shop Bookstore
Your Online Bookstore
Cloud 9 Books
Why have thousands of college writers loved-and learned from-this book? Listen to what Joseph Williams has to say:
"The ninth edition of Style aims at answering the same questions I asked in the earlier ones: What is it in a sentence that makes readers judge it as they do? How do we diagnose our own prose to anticipate their judgments? How do we revise a sentence so that readers will think better of it? The standard advice about writing ignores those questions. It is mostly truisms like Make a plan, Don't use the passive, Think of your audience-advice that most of us ignore as we wrestle ideas out onto the page. When I drafted this paragraph, I wasn't thinking about you; I was struggling to get my own ideas straight. I did know that I would come back to these sentences again and again, and that it would be only then-as I revised-that I could think about you and discover the plan that fit my draft. I also knew that as I did so, there were some principles I could rely on. This book explains them."
Now even better, "Style," Ninth Edition, includes more on: How gifted writers manipulate the language of argument and thereby our responses to its logic and substance, and the ethical implications of that manipulation How to work quotations into the flow of a sentence gracefully Plagiarism-why readers suspect it, and how writers can avoid the mistaken perception of it.
Also new to this edition are "Quick Tips," short bits of practical advice about how to deal with some common problems.
Our best deal on used books 3 for $10 and just $3 each additional book. Shop and Save
Gift Certificate = Happy Friend + Books donated to families in need. Make Someone Happy »
We match every book you purchase with a book donation. Learn more »
Sign up now to get news, sales and special promotions!
© Better World Books (BetterWorldBooks.com)