How to write a sentence : and how to read one
Source:Harper, Volume 1st, New York, p.165 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb PE1441 .F57 2011
Keywords:English language--Grammar--Problems, English language--Rhetoric, English language--Sentences, etc, exercises
Contents: Why sentences? -- Why you won't find the answer in Strunk and White -- It's not the thought that counts -- What is a good sentence? -- The subordinating style -- The addictive style -- The satiric style: the return of content -- First sentences -- Last sentences -- Sentences that are about themselves (aren't they all?); Summary: Fish has always been an aficionado of language, marveling at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences. Here he offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure, skills invaluable to any writer (or reader).