This requires not that the writer make all sentences short, or avoid all detail and treat subjects only in outline, but that every word tell. The campaign opened with a series of reverses. Department of Health and Human Services and the American Heart Association recommend a total of 1 hour and 15 minutes per week. In this metaphor, slow-twitch verbs are your ordinary, steady verbs, which carry us long distances through a story like slow-twitch muscles. Formerly, science was taught by the textbook method, while now the laboratory method is employed. He was not very often on time.
But every one of them was perfect. The policy has , in a manner of speaking, begun to Balkanize the more rural parts of our state. The women in The Taming of the Shrew are unattractive. I have tried to follow the good advice in them write each of my articles more than 4 rules and always posititive. It has been proved that he was seen to enter the building.
This expanded cultural study would foster understanding of the modern global community. Perhaps his finest demonstration of short sentence prowess was when he was challenged to tell an entire story in only 6 words: For sale: baby shoes, never worn. Vigorous-intensity exercise can be alternated with moderate-intensity exercise to achieve health risk reduction goals. The fear that exists among many people that we are losing our woodlands is uncalled for. So you came up with the idea of studying how body temperature affects mood in hamsters. The army was rapidly mobilized.
Tenney later revised it for publication as The Elements and Practice of Composition 1935. With these hopes and in this belief I would urge you, laying aside all hindrance, thrusting away all private aims, to devote yourselves unswervingly and unflinchingly to the vigorous and successful prosecution of this war. Change the nominalizations back into verbs or adjectives if possible: Using nominalizations: There is a requirement that all students have an evaluation of their transcripts for placement purposes or to meet a prerequisite. As a rule, single sentences should not be written or printed as paragraphs. He thought the study of Latin useless. Writing vigorously means to write concisely. You blog could be about sand and I would still read it.
But of course it is true that people often find it difficult to write, and especially to get started writing. But even better, an exhausted woman trudges. The first would be the right form in a paragraph on the dramatists of the Restoration; the second, in a paragraph on the tastes of modern readers. You must cut out wordiness and use precise language. . Per 1 : Some writers take it too far though, I think. Legislators need to be more careful of the type of policy they propose.
This varies by age and fitness level, so you should use a to find this number for your age and gender. But apart from this, he should follow the principle of parallel construction. Check your writing once expressly to locate jargon, and cut out as much as you can. You must make it clear that you will not attend, but you do not have to let fly at the cats. Hemingway was famous for a terse minimalist style of writing that dispensed with flowery adjectives and got straight to the point.
Humanity, since that time, has advanced in many other ways, but it has hardly advanced in fortitude. They also contain lots of long sentences. Well, weak verbs cannot be completely ignored in any form of writing. Writers who indulge in tired language are not being respectful to their readers, and writers return the compliment by losing attention and going on to something else. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessay sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.
Adolescents naturally crave freedom from authority. Paragraph D would indicate the leading ideas and show how they are made prominent, or would indicate what points in the narrative are chiefly emphasized. The other prominent position in the sentence is the beginning. Edward Appleton was the soloist, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra furnished the instrumental music. As you rightly point out, he was a savage critic of his own work. Tell your story in the most interesting way possible! A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1935.
After he has learned, by their guidance, to write plain English adequate for everyday uses, let him look, for the secrets of style, to the study of the masters of literature. That may involve removing redundant or unnecessary phrases or replacing them with shorter ones. All things considered, Connecticut's woodlands are in better shape now than ever before. The word or group of words entitled to this position of prominence is usually the logical predicate, that is, the new element in the sentence, as it is in the second example. We should delay making this decision for several reasons. For example, a short notice of a book or poem might consist of a single paragraph.