How to Write Clearly: Rules and Exercises on English Composition

How to Write Clearly: Rules and Exercises on English Composition

by Edwin A. Abbott

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Overview

Almost everyone can be taught to write clearly, so far at least as clearness depends upon the arrangement of words. Force, elegance, and variety of style are more difficult to teach, and far more difficult to learn; but clear writing can be reduced to rules. To teach the art of writing clearly is the main object of these Rules and Exercises.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014295437
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 03/09/2012
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 701,748
File size: 311 KB

About the Author

Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838-1926) was an English teacher, theologian and writer. An accomplished mathematician, Abbott was also a theologian. His best known work is the early science fiction classic FLATLAND.

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