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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205028818ISBN-10 0205028810
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-02880-2ISBN-13 978-0-205-02880-1
Author(s): John R. Trimble
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 192
Description

This bestselling brief supplementary text is for any course in which students write.

Writing with Style is storehouse of practical writing tips–written in a lively, conversational style. This text provides insight into: how to generate interesting ideas and get them down on paper; how to write a critical analysis; how to write a crisp opener; how to invigorate a dull style; how to punctuate with confidence; how to handle various conventions–and much more.   Trimble is readily accessible to first-year college students, yet sophisticated enough to delight a senior English Honors class. Unusually flexible, the book can function equally well as both a self-teaching text (in literature courses, etc.) and a companion text (in composition and journalism courses).

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