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Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers book

Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers book

Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers by Jacques Barzun

Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers



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Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers Jacques Barzun ebook
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Page: 288
ISBN: 9780060937232
Format: pdf


#2 Simple does not mean simplistic. At the beginning of the book, there are some great quotes. Peter Klein | 7 November 2010 at 6:43 am. The book aimed to improve one's writing style. Did the price of gold really go down as a direct result of the Fed dithering? It is OK to use “big” words if that is the precise meaning you want. This isn't a rhetorical question, I genuinely want to know. The best one is perhaps the following from C.S. In fact, they are both To witness “Cause, Effect and Simple Answers” take over the airways, pay close attention to the rhetoric running up to the US election this year. Writing simple and direct prose is actually rather difficult. Now for the issue of Simple Answers. A couple of months ago I saw a reference to a book entitled Simple and Direct, sub-titled "A Rhetoric for Writers". Also, you need to learn grammar, rhetoric, and logic — which should each be taught separately, and required for every college and grad student. I somewhat arbitrarily picked up Simple & Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers by Jacques Barzun in a used book store. This subject shall be treated in detail when we come to speak of the emotions. @Rich: wow, Carnegie in the as though you are talking to a slow but interested elderly relative. You could try Jacques Barzun “Simple and Direct” and also his book on research techniques, he is a great writer (only 103 years old) but I was underwhelmed by his book on writing. One writer had declared Europe was the cause of gold prices rising, the other said Europe was the cause of prices falling. It is towards producing these effects, as we maintain, that present-day writers on rhetoric direct the whole of their efforts. Maybe it's because they use writers that are easy to work with, who know the ropes and what's expected of them.

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