Polishing Your Prose: How to Turn First Drafts Into Finished Work

Polishing Your Prose: How to Turn First Drafts Into Finished Work

Steven M. Cahn


This singular publication illustrates easy methods to edit a section of prose and increase its readability of concept and felicity of fashion. The authors first current ten ideas of potent composition, after which scrutinize 3 prolonged paragraphs, suggesting with awesome specificity how one can increase them. the quantity additionally bargains tough perform questions, in addition to entire essays, one critical and one funny, that reveal how recognition to sound mechanics don't need to lead to mechanical writing. Steven M. Cahn and Victor L. Cahn support readers set up a bunch of corrective options, akin to keeping off jargon, bombast, and redundancy; various sentence constitution; paring using adjectives and adverbs; appropriately deploying words and clauses; and refining a controversy. here's a ebook for all who search to extend their facility in written communication.

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