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Adios, Strunk and White : A Handbook for the New Academic Essay

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ISBN-10: 0937363154

ISBN-13: 9780937363157

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Gary Hoffman, Glynis Hoffman

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Verve Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Introduction
The Church of the English Teacher
Writing Before Reading
Neither a Trade Book Nor a Textbook Be
The Strunk and White Tradition
A Warning
Style: Style Before Structure
Flow: Ways to Speed and Smooth
Freighting
Telescoping
Pause: Ways to Slow and Emphasize
Very Short Sentence
Melted-together Words
Hieroglyphics
Super-literalism
Fusion: Ways to Spark and Compress
Slang Tang
Line-ups
Break-ups
Mix Masters
Opt: Ways to Wield Point of View
Personalizing Lens
Humbling Lens
Distancing Lens
Form: Structure as Shuffled Forms
Time Warping: Ways to Narrate
Pulsing the Tense
Splitting the Second
Anecdoting
Problem Making
Encircling: Ways to Define
Thesauruscoping
Cliche-Busting
Stress Testing
Quote Sandwiching
Pie Slicing
Bursting: Ways to Disarm
Devil's Advice
Mocking
Trojan Horse
Sincerely Yours
Punching Up: Ways to Intensify
Echoing
Netting
Q&A-ing
Masquerading
Raising the Dead
Transitioning: Ways to Combine
Twist Ties
Captions
Double Exposures
Thirteen Ways
Headwork: Strong and Weak Noodling
Peel: Ways to Seek Meaning
Inductive Analysis
Deductive Analysis
Claim Cast
Infer-styling
Scrub: Ways to Purge Deceit
Facial Pack: Euphemism
War Paint: Euphemism
Jousters: Logical Fallacies
Mentals: Logical Fallacies
Baste: Ways to Research
Seasoning
Drenching
Presenting
Index