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INTRODUCTION
What Is Style?
THE CONCEPT OF STYLE
WHAT IS STYLE? AN OVERVIEW
Beyond Correctness
STYLE AND GRAMMATICAL CORRECTNESS
A FEELING FOR LANGUAGE
AESTHETIC VALUES
BEYOND CORRECTNESS: AN OVERVIEW
The Qualities of Style
THE QUALITIES OF STYLE: AN OVERVIEW
Choosing Words
USE WORDS YOU KNOW
THE ORIGINS OF ENGLISH VOCABULARY
SIMPLE VERSUS COMPLEX
USE FEWER NOUNS
USE LONGER WORDS CAREFULLY
ENLARGING YOUR VOCABULARY
CHOOSING WORDS: AN OVERVIEW
Constructing Sentences
SENTENCES—THE BASICS
THE LOGIC OF THE SENTENCE
THE RHYTHM OF THE SENTENCE
CONSTRUCTING SENTENCES: AN OVERVIEW
Constructing Paragraphs
PARAGRAPHS—THE BASICS
MAKING PARAGRAPHS
UNIFYING PARAGRAPHS
CONNECTING PARAGRAPHS
CONSTRUCTING PARAGRAPHS: AN OVERVIEW
Using Figurative Language
THE NATURE OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
THE FUNCTION OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
USING FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
FIGURATIVE DEVICES
THE PLACE FOR FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
THE PERILS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
USING FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE: AN OVERVIEW
Choosing a Style
FINDING THE APPROPRIATE TONE
CHOOSING A STYLE: AN OVERVIEW
Expressing Tone through Words
THE POWER OF LANGUAGE
LANGUAGE AND PICTURES
FORMALITY AND INFORMALITY
INFORMAL ENGLISH
FORMAL ENGLISH
EMOTIVENESS AND OBJECTIVITY
EXPRESSING TONE THROUGH WORDS: AN OVERVIEW
LETTER-WRITING TACTICS
DELIVERING BAD NEWS
JOB APPLICATIONS
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
INFORMAL E-MAILS
LETTERS AND E-MAILS: AN OVERVIEW
Essays and Theses
ESSAYS AND THESES: AN OVERVIEW
Business Reports and Presentations
BUSINESS REPORTS
BUSINESS REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS: AN OVERVIEW
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