The Holt Guide to English: A Contemporary Handbook of Rhetoric, Language, and Literature

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972 - English language - 646 pages

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Contents

THE ELEMENTS OF RHETORIC
3
The Writers Attitude toward Language
9
The Personal Pronoun and Point of View
15
Generating a Topic
27
Structure
46
The Test of Argument
66
Paragraphing
86
The Rhetoric of the Sentence
110
Sources of Words
347
Changing Meanings and Values of Words
356
Usage
371
A Glossary of Usage
382
The Dictionary
410
REFERENCE RESOURCES
423
Pronouns
435
Verbs and Verbals
444

Style
129
Revision
158
SPECIAL KINDS OF WRITING
191
The Essential Elements of Drama
195
A Complete Action 208 Point of View
210
The Permanence and Universality of Character
223
Time Structure in Fiction 236 Space Structure
237
Stylized Language
252
Climax and Suspense 264 Pace
265
Writing a Reference Paper
304
Adjectives
463
Adverbs
471
Prepositions
477
Interjections
487
Sentences
495
Manuscript Form
507
Glossary of Additional Linguistic
567
Index
625
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