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Sin and Syntax

Sin and Syntax

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Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24294096M
ISBN 109780767908924
OCLC/WorldCa500998578

An authoritative, self-contained introduction to the subject for students who have had no prior coursework in syntactic theory. English Syntax is an authoritative, self-contained introduction to the subject for students who have had no prior coursework in syntactic theory. The detailed revisions throughout this new edition are aimed at increasing its clarity and usefulness.5/5(1).   The working writer's practical, contemporary alternative to Strunk and White, Sin and Syntax is a delightfully informed, frank deconstruction of the English language. Hale's readable volume brims with well-articulated observations and pinpoint examples/5(16).

  Whether you’re writing to sell, shock, or just sing, Sin and Syntax is the guide you need to improve your command of the English language. Used Book in Good Condition Used Book in Good Condition Book Details. ‎ A fully revised and updated edition with writing prompts and challenges in every chapter Today’s writers need more spunk than Strunk: whether it's the Great American e-mail, Madison Avenue advertising, or Grammy Award-winning rap lyrics, memorable writing must jump off the p.

  Read "Sin and Syntax How to Craft Wicked Good Prose" by Constance Hale available from Rakuten Kobo. A fully revised and updated edition with writing prompts and challenges in every chapter Today’s writers need more spunk 3/5. The analysis of syntax is also concerned with the ordering of the grammatical sequences within the phrase, with agreement between concomitant entities (i.e., agreement of number and gender between subject and verb, noun and pronoun), and with case, as mandated by the position and function of a word within a sentence.


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Constance Hale is the author of several books, including three on writing: Sin and Syntax; Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch; and Wired Style, the one-of-a-kind guide to online English usage and geekspeak that was hailed by Newsweek as "The Chicago Manual of Style for the Millennium." A former editor at Wired, Hale has written for numerous publications including the /5(70).

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subjects, try pages and of Sin and Syntax. At last, it’s time to introduce the parts of speech. I share the notion that words fall into different categories or buckets—and that some words fall into more than one.

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Within this book, Chapters 1 to 5 cover the fundamental notions of English grammar. We start with the basic properties of English words, and then rules for combining these words to form well-formed phrases and, ultimately, clauses.

These chapters guide students through theCited by: