Writing with style: conversations on the art of writing
This bestselling brief supplementary text is for any course where students write. A storehouse of practical writing tipsówritten in a lively, conversational style. Provides new insight into: how to generate interesting ideas and get them down on paper; how to write a critical analysis; how to write a crisp opener; how to invigorate a banal style; how to punctuate with confidence; how to handle various conventionsóand much more. Students learn to develop a ěwriter's senseî: the book demonstrates that writing is really applied psychology since it is essentially the art of creating desired effects. Provides an explanation of what effects are desirable and how to create them. An exceptional book that works successfully on several levels simultaneously. Readily accessible to college freshman, yet sophisticated enough to delight a senior English Honors class. Unusually flexible, the book can function equally well as both a self-teaching text (in literature courses, etc.) and a companion text (in composition and journalism courses).
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Review: Writing with Style: Conversations on the Art of WritingUser Review - Mr. Gordon - Goodreads
Reading Trimble's Writing With Style felt like a conversation with a wise and helpful authority. While there were plenty of places that I disagreed with his advice (some of is formulaic approaches ... Read full review
Review: Writing with Style: Conversations on the Art of WritingUser Review - Faith Gutierrez - Goodreads
I was also fortunate enough to have been a student of Professor Trimble at the University of Texas. We used this book in his class and it was superb. Just the right amount of information to give me ... Read full review