The New Well Tempered Sentence

Author: Karen Elizabeth Gordon
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618382019
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The basic rules governing the use of periods, semicolons, hyphens, commas, and other punctuation marks are illustrated by original explanations and humorous sample sentences. Reprint.
The New Well-tempered Sentence
Language: en
Pages: 147
Authors: Karen Elizabeth Gordon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The basic rules governing the use of periods, semicolons, hyphens, commas, and other punctuation marks are illustrated by original explanations and humorous sample sentences. Reprint.
The Deluxe Transitive Vampire
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Karen Elizabeth Gordon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Pantheon

This guide to the rules of grammar presents amusing instructional sentences to demonstrate correct usage and is illustrated with old engravings
The Disheveled Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Karen Elizabeth Gordon
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Uses imaginative examples to illustrate the meaning of words from abrogate, brouhaha, and cachinnate to susurration, truculence, and voluble.
Torn Wings and Faux Pas
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Karen Elizabeth Gordon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Pantheon Books

A guide to style, grammar, and vocabulary, filled with picaresque characters and fantastic animals along with fictitious, fearlessly pompous authorities
The Red Shoes and Other Tattered Tales
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Karen Elizabeth Gordon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

Best known for her Gothic language handbooks (reissued recently as The New Well-Tempered Sentence and The Deluxe Transitive Vampire), Karen Elizabeth Gordon here turns her extraordinary talents to fiction, and the result is as unconventional as her seductive grammar dramas. The Red Shoes consists of tatters of a half-dozen tales