The Elements of Style = 英文寫作風格的要素

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  • 出版年:2011[民100]
  • 出版社:Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation 甦活全球網路
  • 出版地:Salt Lake City, UT. 臺北市

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The Elements of Style is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the most influential and best-known prescriptive treatments of English grammar and usage in the United States. It originally detailed eight elementary rules of usage, ten elementary principles of composition, and 'a few matters

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  • The Elements of Style(p.navPoint-1)
  • Chapter 1 Introductory(p.navPoint-2)
  • Chapter 2 Elementary Rules of Usage(p.navPoint-3)
  • 1. Form the possessive singular of nouns with 's.(p.navPoint-3)
  • 2. In a series of three or more terms with a single conjunction, use a comma after each term except the last.(p.navPoint-5)
  • 3. Enclose parenthetic expressions between commas.(p.navPoint-6)
  • 4. Place a comma before and or but introducing an independent clause.(p.navPoint-7)
  • 5. Do not join independent clauses by a comma.(p.navPoint-8)
  • 6. Do not break sentences in two.(p.navPoint-9)
  • 7. A participial phrase at the beginning of a sentence must refer to the grammatical subject.(p.navPoint-10)
  • 8. Divide words at line-ends, in accordance with their formation and pronunciation.(p.navPoint-11)
  • Chapter 3 Elementary Principles of Composition(p.navPoint-12)
  • 1. Make the paragraph the unit of composition: one paragraph to each topic.(p.navPoint-12)
  • 2. As a rule, begin each paragraph with a topic sentence; end it in conformity with the beginning.(p.navPoint-14)
  • 3. Use the active voice.(p.navPoint-15)
  • 4. Put statements in positive form.(p.navPoint-16)
  • 5. Omit needless words.(p.navPoint-17)
  • 6. Avoid a succession of loose sentences.(p.navPoint-18)
  • 7. Express co-ordinate ideas in similar form.(p.navPoint-19)
  • 8. Keep related words together.(p.navPoint-20)
  • 9. In summaries, keep to one tense.(p.navPoint-21)
  • 10. Place the emphatic words of a sentence at the end.(p.navPoint-22)
  • Chapter 4 A Few Matters of Form(p.navPoint-23)
  • Chapter 5 Words and Expressions Commonly Misused(p.navPoint-24)
  • Chapter 6 Words Commonly Misspelled(p.navPoint-25)

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