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Read online Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986): A Guide to First Principles.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986): A Guide to First Principles First published in this book examines the changing patterns in English usage and style It encourages a constructive attitude to language demonstrating the creative resources of grammar discussing in detail the options of written style and challenging the authoritarian spirit that inhibits usage The central chapters are concerned with written usage and pay close attention to questions of syntax and punctuation The sense of writing however is always related to speech and the value of usage as a social act is emphasised in the exploration of style as an individual function Technical terms are explained and the text is illustrated with examples from literature and journalism by Walter Nash

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Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986): A Guide to First Principles
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