How to write a sentence and how to read one 9780061840548, 9780062006851, 0061840548, 9780061840531, 006184053X, 0062006851

In this entertaining and erudite New York Times bestseller, beloved professor Stanley Fish offers both sentence craft an

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How to write a sentence and how to read one
 9780061840548, 9780062006851, 0061840548, 9780061840531, 006184053X, 0062006851

Table of contents :
Why sentences? --
Why you won't find the answer in Strunk and White --
It's not the thought that counts --
What is a good sentence? --
The subordinating style --
The additive style --
The satiric style : the return of content --
First sentences --
Last sentences --
Sentences that are about themselves (aren't they all?).

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