Download e-book for kindle: 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 sensible and obtainable advisor to the artwork of punctuation for inventive writers. Punctuation unearths the author: haphazard commas, for instance, display haphazard considering; transparent, lucid breaks demonstrate transparent, lucid considering. Punctuation can be utilized to coach the author how you can imagine and the way to jot down. This brief, useful e-book exhibits authors the advantages that may be reaped from getting to know punctuation: the paintings of fashion, 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 upon the semicolon? Why did Hemingway include the period?), A sprint of Style is interactive, hugely enticing, and a need for artistic writers in addition to for a person seeking to make punctuation their buddy rather than their mysterious foe.

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