Composition and rhetoric for schools (Google eBook)

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Scott, Foresman and Co., 1902 - English language - 435 pages
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Contents

Unidiomatic Phrasing
211
Unidiomatic Constructions
212
Unidiomatic Order of Words
213
DICTION CHAPTER XIV
223
Superfluous Details
227
CHAPTER XV
234
Triteness Often a Form of Fine Writing
238
The Value of Simplicity
240
The Suggestive Power of Words
242
Specific and General Words
244
Figures of Speech an Aid to Suggestion
246
The Faults of Figurative Diction
247
Accuracy and Individuality in Our Choice of Words
249
PART IV
261
Selection
262
Coherence
263
Emphasis
264
CHAPTER XVII
268
Unity of Thought
269
SECTION PARE 121 The Relation of the Sentence to the Paragraph
271
Unity of Form
273
The Compound Form Often Destructive to Unity
275
CHAPTER XVIII
282
Ambiguous Arrangement of Words
283
Ambiguous Pronouns
284
Ambiguous Participles and Verbal Nouns ining
286
Incoherence from Misuse of Connectives
287
Incoherence from Shifts of Construction
288
Some Ways of Securing Coherence
291
Summary of Chapter
293
CHAPTER XIX
299
Long and Short Sentences
301
Loose and Periodic Sentences
304
Devices for Gaining Periodicity
307
Emphasis in Sentences
308
Summary of Chapter
310
CHAPTER XX
318
The Three Principles Governing the Single Paragraph
319
Paragraph Unity Defined
321
Paragraphs Too Long for Unity
322
Paragraphs Too Short for Unity
324
Paragraph Coherence Defined
326
Connectives an Aid to Coherence
327
Similarity of SentenceStructure Sometimes an Aid to Coherence
329
Emphasis in Paragraphs 380
330
Summary of Chapter
332
THE STRUCTURE OF THE WHOLE COMPOSITION
342
How to Open the Whole Composition
349
PART V
361
CHAPTER XXIII
371
Literary Description
377
SECTION PAGB
382
CHAPTER XXIV
390
APPENDIX
407
APPENDIX
415
G Subjects for Short Themes
421
Index
427
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