Punctuation Revisited

Punctuation Revisited
Author: Richard Kallan
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 141
Release: 2020-03-25
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9780429807206

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Punctuation Revisited is an advanced, comprehensive guide to the importance of punctuation in conveying meaning and augmenting the power of a message. Richard Kallan provides guidance on how to structure sentences accurately and in a manner that enhances their readability and rhetorical appeal. This book discusses in fine detail not just when and how to employ specific punctuation marks, but the rationale behind them. It also notes when the major academic style manuals differ in their punctuation advice. These unique features are designed to benefit beginning, intermediate, and advanced students of standard punctuation practice. Punctuation Revisited is a wonderful resource for students of composition and writing, an essential read for writing center tutors and faculty, as well as the perfect addition to anyone’s professional library.

F Scott Fitzgerald

F  Scott Fitzgerald
Author: Jackson R. Bryer,Alan Margolies,Ruth Prigozy
Publsiher: University of Georgia Press
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2012-03-15
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9780820343549

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Years after his death, F. Scott Fitzgerald continues to captivate both the popular and the critical imagination. This collection of essays presents fresh insights into his writing, discussing neglected texts and approaching familiar works from new perspectives. Seventeen scholarly articles deal not only with Fitzgerald's novels but with his stories and essays as well, considering such topics as the Roman Catholic background of The Beautiful and Damned and the influence of Mark Twain on Fitzgerald's work and self-conception. The volume also features four personal essays by Fitzgerald's friends Budd Schulberg, Frances Kroll Ring, publisher Charles Scribner III, and writer George Garrett that shed new light on his personal and professional lives. Together these contributions demonstrate the continued vitality of Fitzgerald's work and establish new directions for ongoing discussions of his life and writing.

Odisea n 13

Odisea n   13
Author: Nobel-Augusto Perdu Honeyman
Publsiher: Universidad Almería
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2015-10-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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Anuario dirigido y gestionado por miembros del Área de Filología Inglesa del Departamento de Filología de la Universidad de Almería con el propósito de ofrecer un foro de intercambio de producción científica en campos del conocimiento tan diversos como la lengua inglesa, literatura en lengua inglesa, didáctica del inglés, traducción, inglés para fines específicos y otros igualmente vinculados a los estudios ingleses.

Text Types and Corpora

Text Types and Corpora
Author: Andreas Fischer,Gunnel Tottie,Hans Martin Lehmann
Publsiher: Gunter Narr Verlag
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2002
Genre: Computational linguistics
ISBN: 3823358804

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Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2005
Genre: Civilization, Medieval, in literature
ISBN: IND:30000124376439

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Ink on the Elbow

Ink on the Elbow
Author: David Esslemont,Gaylord Schanilec
Publsiher: Solmentes Press
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2003
Genre: Artistic collaboration
ISBN: 9780907014201

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Selected e-mail correspondence, spanning over four years, between printers Esselmont and Schanilec. Contains also ink jet prints and sample pages tipped-in from some of the books Esselmont and Schanilec have printed together. Includes portraits of family, dog, guesthouse, old pick-up truck, prairie, workshop, friends and neighbors.

Getting the Buggers to Write

Getting the Buggers to Write
Author: Sue Cowley
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 245
Release: 2010-07-15
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781441147042

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A fully up-dated second edition of Sue Cowley's wonderfully accessible guide to helping teachers develop writing strategies for children in the classroom. The new edition contains three new chapters: two on writing in elementary and high schools and a third on developing writing strategies in different subjects. With the practicality, humour and optimism that characterize all her teaching and writing, Sue Cowley guides colleagues through all the stages of teaching writing-from motivating students to want to write through helping them shape, structure and correct their work.

Rhetorical Grammar

Rhetorical Grammar
Author: Martha Kolln
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2003
Genre: English language
ISBN: UCSC:32106014161001

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Rhetorical Grammar encourages writers to recognize and use the structural and stylistic choices available to them and to understand the rhetorical effects those choices can have on their readers. Rhetorical Grammar is a writer's grammar - a text that presents grammar as a rhetorical tool, avoiding the do's and don'ts so long associated with the study of grammar. It reveals to student writers the system of grammar that they know subconsciously and encourages them to use that knowledge to understand their choices as writers and the effects of those choices on their readers. Besides providing key strategies for revision, Rhetorical Grammar presents systematic discussions of reader expectation, sentence rhythm and cohesion, subordination and coordination, punctuation, modifiers, diction, and other principles. Studying grammar from this rhetorical point of view defines the study of language as an intellectual exercise designed to open up students' minds to the versatility, beauty, and possibilities of language.