The Transitive Vampire: a Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed

Vintage softcover.

The New Well-Tempered Sentence: A Punctuation Handbook for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed

Gradually, and dashes that give expression to our most perplexing thoughts, as you master the elusive slashes, dots, you will find yourself in the grip of a bizarre and bemusing comedy of manners. Witty, saucy, and utterly unforgettable, The New Well-Tempered Sentence is a must-have for anyone who has ever despaired of opening a punctuation handbook but whose sentences despair without one.

At long last, the new well-tempered sentence rescues punctuation from the perils of boredom, whimsical graphics, and utterly unforgettable characters yes, with wholly original explanations of the rules of punctuation, characters in a grammar book. Gordon teaches you clearly and simply where to place a comma and how to use an apostrophe.


Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, with Readings

Learn the rigorous critical thinking skills you need toto make solid arguments and write persuasively as Current Issues and Enduring Questions presents the necessary tools for writing with logic and elegance.

The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

A new foreword by roger angell reminds readers that the advice of Strunk & White is as valuable today as when it was first offered. You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. This is the elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. Use the fourth edition of "the little book" to make a big impact with writing.

You've probably used this book yourself. Wusthof. This book's unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers.

The Well-Tempered Sentence

The well-tempered sentence Paperback Jan 01, 1983 Karen Elizabeth Gordon. Wusthof.

The Norton Introduction to Literature with 2016 MLA Update Shorter Twelfth Edition

This title has been updated to reflect the 2016 mla update. Offering a thorough treatment of historical and critical context, analyzing, the Shorter Twelfth Edition is unparalleled in its guidance of understanding, the most comprehensive media package available, and a rich suite of tools to encourage close reading and thoughtful writing, and writing about literature.

. The most trusted guide for helping students read critically and write carefully. The norton introduction to Literature presents an engaging, balanced selection of literature to suit any course. Ebooks. Wusthof.

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

Is what makes this book such a gem. Time. Com why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing—and why should we care? From the author of The Better Angels of Our Nature and Enlightenment Now.

In this entertaining and eminently practical book, dictionary consultant, the cognitive scientist, and New York Times–bestselling author Steven Pinker rethinks the usage guide for the twenty-first century. The sense of style is for writers of all kinds, and for readers who are interested in letters and literature and are curious about the ways in which the sciences of mind can illuminate how language works at its best.

. Using examples of great and gruesome modern prose while avoiding the scolding tone and Spartan tastes of the classic manuals, he shows how the art of writing can be a form of pleasurable mastery and a fascinating intellectual topic in its own right. Wusthof. Penguin Books. Ebooks. Charming and erudite, " from the author of Enlightenment Now, "The wit and insight and clarity he brings.


The Well-Tempered Sentence: A Punctuation Handbook for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed

Ebooks. Penguin Books. 1983, hardcover with dust jacket includes illustrations, 96 pages, ISBN: 0-89919-170-3 Wusthof.