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The Elements of Eloquence - Mark Forsyth
The Elements of Eloquence
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781785781728 (1785781723)
ASIN: 1785781723
Publisher: Icon Books LTD
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
5.0 Loving rhetoric
Marvelous! For a writer like me, without a formal writing education and largely self-taught, this book is a must. It talks about the rules of rhetoric – the rules for creating a memorable phrase. A writer must follow those rules, those rigid formulas, if she wants her writing to sound good, to invok...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
5.0 The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
Did you know that adjectives in the English language have to be listed in a certain order to be correct? Specifically, they need to be ordered opinion-size-age-shape-color-origin-material-purpose. So you can have a beautiful small vintage round cream Italian marble sewing table, but try to rearran...
Peregrinations rated it
Attention all you literary scholars and writers. This book is for you. Who ever knew that there is a rhetorical term for Yoda-speak!? I am loving every minute of this book. In fact, I'm about to order a hard copy. Forsyth goes through and term by term explains and illustrates the rhetorical tech...
msdandimite rated it
5.0 The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
Witty, wonderful and well worth a read.
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