Graphics Press has now published Virginia Tufte’s new book, Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style. A description of the book, some sample pages, and ordering. About adjectives: all fine prose is based on the verbs carrying the sentences. They make sentences move. Probably the finest technical poem in English is. Virginia Tufte’s Artful Sentences really came together for me in the last chapter. I imagine the book has a little something for everyone—the.

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This article has 1 Comment Glad to see your entry on Tufte. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. I love that about her. Mar 02, James M. A string of noun phrases opened or closed with a short, stout sentence. You may send this item to up to five recipients.

Cancel Forgot your password? Grateful for the tips. Fun book for writers and for any English language nerds out there.


Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style

Perhaps students grew impatient with the great number of examples. Aug 13, Mary Louise rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 13, Brad rated it really liked it Shelves: You both shall always remain treasured in my heart.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: It is a well-written grammar guide, a book on style that embodies its subject, and a clear, descriptive analysis of the English sentence and its myriad forms. English language — Sentences. Preview — Artful Sentences by Virginia Tufte.

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She introduced the concept of sentence fragments using a sentence fragment. Here prose, an example, her prose, an example. I recently purchased about book about some basic photography techniques. Great resource for serious writers.

Artful sentences : syntax as style

It assures that students keep their autonomy, while also effectively communicating writing principles. May 04, Stidmama rated it it was amazing.

Tufte breaks the sentences down quite well I sneaked a peek, now and then although sometimes the explanations tuftee a bit dense in that academic style that infuriates students under a deadline.


I don’t think I could even use it as reference.

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Dec 02, Flor Edwards rated it really liked it. And a Bowling Ball. Write a review Rate this item: I remember a teacher long ago who announced that any student paper containing a fragment automatically receiving an F, unless the student had labeled the fragment “intentional.

And after the movie, he could go next door to the Trolley Car Diner, where Jimmy, their boarder, would fry him a burger if he was not too busy. I like it not less or more, just different. Digital Library Federation, December Artful Sentences shows specific skills, widely applicable, that a writer can learn.

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