English Composition: With Chapters on Precis Writing, Prosody and Style

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CUP Archive, 1926 - English language - 430 pages
 

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Contents

Accuracy in the Construction of Words
5
Accuracy in the Choice of Words or in the Meaning
37
Perspicuity
64
Strength or Impressiveness
86
Melody
120
The Sentence
147
Punctuation
161
Paraphrasing
249
Modernizing older Prose
280
Précis Writing
288
Interpretation of Figurative and Allusive
311
Exercises LXVII LXVIII
358
Selected Questions from Public Examinations
385
Index
425

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