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A Vigorous Prose Style, by Henry David Thoreau
In this metaphorically rich passage, Thoreau discusses the virtues of a plain writing style.
Ten Classic Essays on English Prose Style - Grammar & Composition
Jun 14, 2010 ... Despite the changes in English prose over the past few centuries, we may still benefit from the stylistic observations of the old masters. Here ...
Readings on Rhetoric and Style - Classic Essays and Lectures on ...
A collection of essays and lectures on rhetoric and English prose style by Jonathan Swift, H.L. Mencken, William Hazlitt, Kurt Vonnegut, and many others.
Passages on English Prose Style - Excerpts From Readings on ...
Like language itself, prose styles change over time. And yet some of the key principles underlying an effective style have proved remarkably enduring. With this ...
Mark Twain's Colloquial Prose Style - Grammar & Composition
As for the style of the book, it is not less than definitive in American literature. The prose of Huckleberry Finn established for written prose the virtues of American ...
Raymond Chandler's Hardboiled Prose Style - Passages from The ...
These examples of Raymond Chandler's hardboiled prose have been drawn from the opening and closing chapters of his 1939 novel, "The Big Sleep."
Style in Prose - Definition and Discussion - Grammar & Composition
For more information about English prose style (including some of the traditional ways of identifying and classifying styles), see Definitions and Observations, ...
Punctuation in Prose, by Gertrude Stein - Classic Essays on Style ...
In this excerpt from the lecture "Poetry and Grammar," Stein exhibits her famously repetitive style while offering her thoughts on the marks of punctuation.
Formal Prose Style - Definition and Examples
A formal prose style is typically used in scholarly books and articles, technical reports, research papers, and legal documents. Contrast with informal style.
Prose - Definition and Examples - Composition Glossary
Prose is ordinary writing (both fiction and nonfiction) as distinguished from verse. ... down my comments but almost entirely by writing imitations of the style.
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