Memorandum 4 - Robert Treyes UCI Tech Writing 2:00-3:20...

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Robert Treyes UCI Tech Writing 2:00-3:20 Memorandum Date: February 5, 2008 To: UCI Tech Students From: Robert Treyes RE: Four Rules from The Elements of Style This is the fourth set of rules from The Elements of Style . Similar to the first three memos, they will involve rules of writing. However, there is still a pretty big difference from the other three sets because this week’s set of rules are all about how to write and have a style. The first three were always on rules of writing and grammatical correctness. Rule 13: Make the paragraph the unit of composition. Though this rule seems very long compared to the other rules shown, it is actually very simple and just has many technical details. This rule is actually very simple. It states that a paragraph is the most efficient way to start writing and that it fulfills almost every purpose for writing. The paragraph should also not be too short or too long and that the starting sentence should always be the start of introducing the topic of what the paragraph
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PHYSICAL S 139W taught by Professor Daly during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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