By Noah Lukeman

The 1st sensible and obtainable advisor to the artwork of punctuation for artistic writers. Punctuation unearths the author: haphazard commas, for instance, display haphazard considering; transparent, lucid breaks demonstrate transparent, lucid considering. Punctuation can be utilized to educate the author find out how to imagine and the way to write down. This brief, functional e-book indicates authors the advantages that may be reaped from learning punctuation: the paintings of fashion, sentence size, which means, and financial system of phrases. There are full-length chapters dedicated to the interval, the comma, the semicolon, the colon, citation marks, the sprint and parentheses, the paragraph and part holiday, and a cumulative bankruptcy on integrating all of them into "The Symphony of Punctuation." choked with routines and examples from literary masters (Why did Poe and Melville depend upon the semicolon? Why did Hemingway include the period?), A sprint of Style is interactive, hugely enticing, and a need for artistic writers in addition to for somebody seeking to make punctuation their good friend rather than their mysterious foe.

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In America. 4. The form as . . . . . . as can be used to stress similarity: British letters are nearly as expensive as Japanese letters. It can also be used for quantitative comparison: German letters are twice as expensive as American letters Also: half as/three times as/etc. 5. Note the variety of forms possible: German letters are more expensive than French (ones/letters). (least formal) Letters in Germany are more expensive than (those) in France.

University education important in both UK & Japan (over 30% 18-year-olds) main points for comparison: a) admissions b) length of courses: 1st and higher degrees c) teaching methods d) assessment e) financial support essay will examine each point and analyse differences between countries Writing Stages 47 In both Britain and Japan, university education is undertaken by a significant number (about 30%) of all young people after leaving school. 5 Discursive Essay 5. Read this extract from the main body of an essay on ‘Education is the most important factor in national development – Discuss’.

Had a happy marriage which produced nine children. f) . . . . life together was quite simple, although g) . . . . was the queen of the world’s most powerful nation. Albert had a serious character, and perhaps h) . . . . major achievement was to organise the Great Exhibition of 1851, the profits from which helped to build the Museum. B) One group of commentators have little faith in the ability of food availability to improve child nutrition. a) . . . . . . . arguments are supported by the fact that over two-thirds of malnourished children live in countries with food supplies adequate for b) .

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