Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style

Virginia Tufte
Published in 2006
by Graphics Press

In Artful Sentences, Virginia Tufte presents her incisive analysis and commentary on over one thousand sentences written by acclaimed contemporary authors. Each of the fourteen chapters examines a different aspect of a sentence’s grammatical structure—such as short sentences, noun phrases, verb phrases, appositives, and parallelism—making for an illuminating demonstration of the power of syntax to create style. 


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