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Style in General

Uncategorized or collective elements of style
33The Koontz Dangle
Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:09 am
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Point Of View: The perspective from which the story is told. Narrators of stories can take on three points of view: 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Person.
16A unique use of POV (than...
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A combination of a writer's use of other elements of style, such as syntax, diction, punctuation, character development, dialogue; it can refer to the author's presentation, or the author's presentation of a character's "voice."
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Grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time.
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the way in which linguistic elements (as words) are put together to form constituents (as phrases or clauses) {Sentence structure}.
11Ingredients of Syntax
Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:19 am
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Denotation, connotation, and the effectiveness and degree of clarity in word choice.
11Word Choice & Attrib...
Sat Nov 22, 2008 10:34 pm
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Punctuation & Spelling

Basic skills all writers need to master.
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Using language with clarity and precision, while also creating interest, understanding or emotion in the reader.
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Metaphor & Simile

Descriptive prose that claims something is "like" something else, or "is" something else; used to make writing more interesting, vivid and emotive.
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Meaningful, deliberate rhythms and pauses that cause writing to flow smoothly, and carry tone; mixed with syntax, cadence often expresses the writer or character's voice.
11I Heard You the First Tim...
Sun Nov 23, 2008 12:49 am
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What characters say to each other; good dialogue reveals important aspects of characters, encapsulates otherwise cumbersome detail, and helps increase the pace of the story.
33Voice & Dialogue
Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:42 pm
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