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Style and Statement

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An essential reference for writers, this brief text offers readers an analysis of style, grammar, diction, and composition, including elements excluded by other books, such as tropes and the benefits of imitation. A reprint of the popular Chapter IV of Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student, it features lively exercises that emphasize the practical applications of class ...more
Paperback, 154 pages
Published September 24th 1998 by OUP USA (first published September 3rd 1998)
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An almost-portable writing style guide, Style and Statement is a great place to start for the aspiring digital writer or just anyone wanting to grow as a writer. The book is broken down into three chunks: why grammar and vocabulary matter for the writer, how to study the style of your favorite writers, and a full breakdown of all the rheotical stylistic moves from Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.

The first and second section are very useful whereas section three is easily available on the intern
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