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  • White's Clear And Purposeful Style
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    Alex Jerri period 410/9/98 The Main Points of The Elements of Style Style is often viewed as an abstract component of writing, the presence of which can determine the quality of a piece of literature. While many works have been devoted to explaining style, The Elements of Style helps the reader to develop a understanding of style by defining and explaining the elements of writing. In The Elements of Style, E.B. White's purposes are to make the reader more sensitive to their audience, to identify...
  • Passive And Active Sentences And Style
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    Lindemann covers many good points in these two chapters. I would like to focus on combining and generating cumulative sentences, passive and active sentences, and style. These chapters are mainly an in depth look at teaching sentences and words, and there is a lot of great methods of doing so. With combining sentences we learn to cut, rearrange and paste elements from each other in order to make one good sentence. One example Lindemann used was changing the canary flew out the window. and The ca...
  • Documentary And Detective Styles Of Writing
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    Truman Capote was first introduced to the story of the brutal killing of the Clutter family?? one morning in November of 1959, while flicking through The New York Times, I encountered on a deep inside page, this headline: Wealthy Farmer, 3 of Family Slain? (Capote, 3). He decided to write about the crime committed in Kansas, because? murder was a theme not likely to darken and yellow with time? (Capote, 3). Capote promptly headed for Kansas, where he spent six years researching, solving, and wri...
  • Capote's Writing
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    In Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, the author uses a style of writing combining factual, journalistic writing with the mystery and intrigue normally found in traditional fiction novels to develop a new genre that critics found unique from the modernists of his time. In the beginning of this book, the murders and victims seem unrelated, but as the book moves ahead, the relationship becomes clear. The victims, who are the Clutter family of four, are the typical all-American family. The family is mu...
  • Different Styles Of Writing
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    So This Was Adolescence, by Annie Dillard: Author Writing Style Different authors use different styles of writing to express the ideas. The style of writing is what paints the picture of the story. In the story So This Was Adolescence, by Annie Dillard, there are two major traditional writing styles exhibited. The first style Illustrated in So This Was Adolescence is comparison / contrast. In this style, the author compares or contrast the character with specific mannerisms of others. The next s...
  • Stream Of Consciousness Writing Style
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    Use of Literary Elements There are many important elements to The Catcher in the Rye but there are two that stand out from the rest by a great margin. These elements of the novel are the message that the book gives to reader as well as the style of writing that J.D. Salinger uses while writing the book. The messages can be seen clearly and are very important to the book, but they are not an original theme for a book. What does set the ideas in this book apart from other books with the same theme...
  • Writing Style Of Jorge Luis Borges
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    Jorge Luis Borges possesses writing styles unlike others of his time. Through his series of works, he has acquired the title of 'the greatest living writer in the Spanish language. ' The particular example of work that I read, titled 'Ficciones,' was a definite portrayal of his culture. The book was not merely a list of facts from his birth country; instead the real cultural knowledge came from his writing style. The book consisted of two parts; each part was broken up into stories. Each one, de...
  • Hand Byrds Writing
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    Comparing the Writing Styles of Bradford to Byrd In the Elements of Literature English book the excerpts from the stories of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford and The History of the Dividing Line by William Byrd can be compared and contrasted in many ways. Whether its the difference in writing styles, the difference purposes for writing the stories, or simply each writers tone, this paper will give examples of each comparison or contrast. One difference between Bradford and Byrd is their w...
  • Slowacki's Books
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    We all have our favorite writers. Many of them are using their own, original language that we like or don't. Very often basing on the language they use we can imagine their character and what kind of people they are or were. Their style of writing makes us be more familiar with them and with their books. But sometimes, even writers that are using very unique style of writing make a huge impression on us and I would like to focus on a novelist that presents that kind of writing. His name is Juliu...
  • William Bradford And Reverend Jonathan Edwards
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    In American Literature, the period of the Puritans sticks out as a time with many great authors. Two, William Bradford and Reverend Jonathan Edwards are still studied today. Bradford was an author who wrote about the historical section of Puritan life, while Edwards was a great speaker who wrote sermons to give in front of his congregation. Although living in the same time period Reverend Jonathan Edwards and William Bradford used very different styles of writing. In writing, praise and everyday...
  • Real World Stories And My Large Imagination
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    When I was a very small child, I fell in love with books of all types. I could lose myself for hours in Alice and Wonderland, Black Beauty, and Tom Sawyer. As I grew older, I started reading books that portrayed actual people. I became interested in books on the Holocaust and read many titles, including the Diary of Anne Frank. These real-world stories and my large imagination started me on a path of story writing. I have written everything from poetry to complete plays. Although I have explored...
  • Hemingway Believes Nick The Hero
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    Ernest Hemingway's life experiences had a great impact on his works, which he depicted in his characters, exposition, and themes. Hemingway's tragic life had a profound effect on his works. Hemingway's fascination with death was from his childhood, and it grew, as he got older. (Walton 176) Hemingway was born in 1899, in Oak park, Illinois, to Dr. Clarence Edmonds and Grace Hall Hemingway. Hemingway was second of six children. Family vacations were spent in Michigan at their cabin. Dr. Hemingway...
  • Effective Writing
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    Writing is and essential part of communication in our society. Soon after children are taught the letters that make up our English language, they are taught the basics of formatting them into effective writing. On the job, usually no matter what it is we usually can't escape the written application, and we almost always find ourselves in a position which warrants the use of food communication skills. Among theses common forms of writing, others are integrated within the daily lives of people aro...
  • People Of The Early America
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    Everyone always talks about the early America, how it started the thinking of people today. Throughout this report you will understand more about early America. People always say America is a land of beginnings, well after Europeans discovered America, the New World became peoples hope for a new life. They tried to escape from poverty and just to start over. So we know that America started with hope but does the American writers? In order for something to begin there needs to have experiences. S...
  • Literary Analysis Of The Grandfather By Gary Soto
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    " [Gary Soto's] power comes from showing, from painting pictures that allow the reader to feel the wonder promise, and pain of everyday life" (Fabiano 185). Gary Soto's writing goes right to the center of the Chicano experience (Dunn 284). In "The Grandfather", Gary Soto presents the feeling of what everyday life would be like when living in a Hispanic community. Soto is able to do this with a naturalistic writing style, writing in a simple style, and using his real life experiences as a basis. ...
  • Theme Of Colored Girls
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    For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf: Style and Theme Lorin Hobart AML 260411-25-96 Ms. Hunt For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf is a piece of work written by Ntozake Shange. It is written in an unusual style that is called a. This style is very effective when done by a skilled poet such as Shange. She uses a combination of rhyming lyrics and a play like format to captivate the reader. The subject matter of her work is very...
  • Smooth Flow With The Mystery And Suspense
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    In the past years, one of my favorite books was The Pilot's Wife, by Anita Shreve. It has action, suspension, and mystery. It has my vote for a great book for two reasons. First, it has the type of mystery that is combined with suspension. Second, the author writes with an interesting style that always has a surprise around the corner. The way that she writes the mystery and suspense is intriguing and nice to read. First, the reading has a smooth flow with the mystery and suspense. For example, ...
  • Readers As An Acceptable Technique For Writing
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    Writing The writing process can be viewed in a variety of different ways, depending upon what angle each and every reader chooses to take. Writing can be one of the most beautiful things that one has ever seen, or writing can hurt to look at. Some everyday things that can be used to describe writing are washing clothes, playing cards, and playing hide and seek. Writing is a lot like washing clothes in many different ways. While writing, a certain amount of particular types of words or sentences ...
  • My Skills In Writing Stronger Transitional Sentences
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    The narrative writing prompts that I have completed were composed for practice to improve my writing. First, I had to write on the topics that I was given. Then, by completing the prompts, I received scores to find out where my problem areas were. Now I am going to analyze these areas and find methods I can use to improve my skills in them. Subsequently, I am enhancing my writing. I have chosen to analyze three weak areas of my writing and give techniques that I can use to improve my writing. On...
  • Writing Style
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    Redemption of the spirit and soul, Eternity, Heaven, and Hell have always been solemn, undisclosed, and indirect subjects. Such important matters of life deserve a more appropriate approach. These subjects need to be clearly understood and firmly discussed. They are extremely urgent and must be elaborately explained to all that they may concern. In "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,' Jonathan Edwards extensively enhances the urgency of turning lives over to God through a provocative style fi...

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