Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.

By William Strunk Jr.

The parts of Style (1918), by way of William Strunk, Jr., and E.B. White, is an American English writing sort consultant. it's the best-known, so much influential prescriptive remedy of English grammar and utilization, and infrequently is needed studying and utilization in U.S. highschool and college composition periods. This version of The components of Style information 8 straightforward ideas of utilization, ten effortless ideas of composition, "a few issues of form," and a listing of usually misused phrases and expressions.

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CHALLENGE: Words such as first, then, second, next, and after help readers follow the order of details. On the back of this sheet, rewrite one of the items from above in paragraph form. Add clue words that make the sequence clear. 42 Beginning Writing 1 • Saddleback Publishing, Inc. com NAME DATE DEVELOPING PARAGRAPHS: USING TRANSITIONS Good writers use words and phrases that help tie one sentence, point, or idea to another. These words and phrases, called transitions, are like signposts. They help readers follow the writer’s thoughts.

7. _____ An interjection tells where, when, how, or to what extent. B. Write a word to complete each sentence below. Then write noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, or adverb to tell the word’s part of speech. The first one has been done for you. PART OF SPEECH 1. The slender __________________ swayed in the wind. __________________ tree noun 2. The alien from the red planet ____________________ his seven eyes. __________________ 3. Everyone stared at Leo’s ____________________ hat. __________________ 4.

Willis O’Brien made a life-sized bust of King Kong it was a fearsome sight. ____________________________________________________________________ Willis O’Brien made a life-sized bust of King Kong. ____________________________________________________________________ It was a fearsome sight. 2. The huge model was built of wood, wire, cloth, and metal it was covered with 40 bearskins. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 3.

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