Download e-book for iPad: A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation by Noah Lukeman

By Noah Lukeman

ISBN-10: 039306087X

ISBN-13: 9780393060874

ISBN-10: 0393329801

ISBN-13: 9780393329803

"Takes the straitjacket off punctuation…Lukeman's wit and perception make this an fast classic." —M. J. Rose

The first useful and available consultant to the artwork of punctuation for artistic writers. Punctuation finds the author: haphazard commas, for instance, demonstrate haphazard considering; transparent, lucid breaks demonstrate transparent, lucid pondering. Punctuation can be utilized to educate the author easy methods to imagine and the way to write down. This brief, sensible publication indicates authors the advantages that may be reaped from getting to know punctuation: the artwork of favor, sentence size, that means, and financial system of phrases. There are full-length chapters dedicated to the interval, the comma, the semicolon, the colon, citation marks, the sprint and parentheses, the paragraph and part holiday, and a cumulative bankruptcy on integrating all of them into "The Symphony of Punctuation." full of routines and examples from literary masters (Why did Poe and Melville depend on the semicolon? Why did Hemingway include the period?), A sprint of Style is interactive, hugely enticing, and a need for inventive writers in addition to for a person seeking to make punctuation their pal rather than their mysterious foe.

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