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Vex, hex, smash, smooch : let verbs power your writing, Constance Hale

Label
Vex, hex, smash, smooch : let verbs power your writing
Title
Vex, hex, smash, smooch
Title remainder
let verbs power your writing
Statement of responsibility
Constance Hale
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Helps aspiring writers understand the importance of using powerful verbs in their work through examples of brilliant writing and presents a linguistic history to demonstrate how language and writing has evolved over time
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hale, Constance
Dewey number
808/.042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1271
LC item number
.H26 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Vex, hex, smash, smooch : let verbs power your writing, Constance Hale
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Power and Pizzazz of Verbs -- Me Tarzan, You Jane: The world before verbs -- Up! Cup! Tadatz! Our first sentences -- Bastard Verbs: A new angle on the Angles -- Grammar Wars: The tension between chaos and control -- I Came, I Saw, I Conquered: The dynamics of verbs -- Verb Tenses: A rose is a rose is a rose. Until it dies. Then it was a rose -- Passive Restraint: Understanding the voice of verbs -- Be There or Be Square: Time to master moods -- Predicate Etiquette: Making the back end of a sentence behave -- Verbal Dexterity: Playing with participles and other cross-dressers -- Two-Stroke Engines: Pair a verb with a particle and---presto! -- Headache Verbs: Odd usages and other sources of confusion -- Epilogue : Got Style? -- Appendix 1 : Chomp---or, um, Chomsky---on this -- Appendix 2 : Each of these cases are complicated. Is complicated? -- Appendix 3 : When it comes to dictionaries, be polygamous -- Appendix 4 : Those sneaky irregular verbs -- Appendix 5 : Phrasal verbs: What's up, what's down -- Appendix 6: More migraines
Control code
ocn759908763
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
395 pages
Isbn
9780393081169
Lccn
2012027337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1113308
  • (Sirsi) o759908763
  • (OCoLC)759908763
Label
Vex, hex, smash, smooch : let verbs power your writing, Constance Hale
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Power and Pizzazz of Verbs -- Me Tarzan, You Jane: The world before verbs -- Up! Cup! Tadatz! Our first sentences -- Bastard Verbs: A new angle on the Angles -- Grammar Wars: The tension between chaos and control -- I Came, I Saw, I Conquered: The dynamics of verbs -- Verb Tenses: A rose is a rose is a rose. Until it dies. Then it was a rose -- Passive Restraint: Understanding the voice of verbs -- Be There or Be Square: Time to master moods -- Predicate Etiquette: Making the back end of a sentence behave -- Verbal Dexterity: Playing with participles and other cross-dressers -- Two-Stroke Engines: Pair a verb with a particle and---presto! -- Headache Verbs: Odd usages and other sources of confusion -- Epilogue : Got Style? -- Appendix 1 : Chomp---or, um, Chomsky---on this -- Appendix 2 : Each of these cases are complicated. Is complicated? -- Appendix 3 : When it comes to dictionaries, be polygamous -- Appendix 4 : Those sneaky irregular verbs -- Appendix 5 : Phrasal verbs: What's up, what's down -- Appendix 6: More migraines
Control code
ocn759908763
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
395 pages
Isbn
9780393081169
Lccn
2012027337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1113308
  • (Sirsi) o759908763
  • (OCoLC)759908763

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