Writing with Clarity and Style

A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers

  • Robert A. Harris
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Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and sentence syntax as tools to make your writing interesting and persuasive. If you want to improve the appeal and persuasion of your speeches, this is also the book for you.
Introduction Index of Tables Chapter 1: Balance Parallelism Chiasmus Antithesis Chapter 2: Emphasis I Climax Asyndeton Polysyndeton Sentential Adverb Chapter 3: Emphasis II Irony Understatement Litotes Hyperbole Chapter 4: Transition Metabasis Procatalepsis Hypophora Chapter 5: Clarity Distinctio Exemplum Amplification Metanoia Chapter 6: Syntax I Zeugma Diazeugma Prozeugma Mesozeugma Hypozeugma Syllepsis Chapter 7: Syntax II Hyperbaton Anastrophe Appositive Parenthesis Chapter 8: Figurative Language I Simile Analogy Metaphor Catachresis Chapter 9: Figurative Language II Metonymy Synecdoche Personification Chapter 10: Figurative Language III Allusion Eponym Apostrophe Transferred Epithet Chapter 11: Restatement I Anaphora Epistrophe Simploce Chapter 12: Restatement II Anadiplosis Conduplicatio Epanalepsis Chapter 13: Restatement III Diacope Epizeuxis Antimetabole Scesis Onomaton Chapter 14: Sound Alliteration Onomatopoeia Assonance Consonance Chapter 15: Drama Rhetorical Question Aporia Apophasis Anacoluthon Chapter 16: Word Play Oxymoron Pun Anthimeria
Uitgavejaar 2017
ISBN 9781138560109
Verschijningsdatum 15 dec. 2017
Omvang 208
Auteur(s) Robert A. Harris
Bindwijze Gebonden
Taal Engels

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