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THE GRAMMATICAL NATURE OF STYLE
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action verb active voice actor adjective clauses adverb clauses art of subordination attorneys auxiliary verbs base verb Chapter clause starters compound prepositions conjugated verb correlative conjunctions course Cut Clause decided dependent clause derivative adjectives derivative nouns direct object English language English sentence expository writing expression follow Fowler future perfect gerund groped-for verbs Here's infinitive phrases intransitive kind of grammar knew linking verb look main message modify nonrestrictive clause noun clause noun form noun functions nouny writer one-word parallel construction particularly complex information passage passive voice past participle past perfect perfect progressive predicate adjective predicate nominative prepositional phrase present participial phrase problem progressive tenses reader rule of parallel rules of grammar rules of style shown the movie single sentence structures Strunk student subject complement subject-predicate position subordinating conjunction thought-stopping gaps tion tive transitive verb trick verb is transitive verbal phrases wordiness words per sentence