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eng115_41108 - 4/11/2008 2:32:00 PM Strunk and White Book...

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11/04/2008 13:32:00 Strunk and White Book P.21-> Lesson 16 Use definite, specific, concrete language. 
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Bad- too ambiguous Good- Very direct  A period of  unfavorable weather  set in. It rained every day  for a week.
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He showed  satisfaction as he  took possession of  his well earned  reward. He grinned as he  pocketed the coin. 
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Change general sentence exercise: An unfortunate experience led him to change his plans o His grandmother’s death led him to cancel his vacation.  Early in the day, she wondered about her present circumstance o While eating breakfast, she wondered how was she going to pay her  bills. An unpleasant event agitated my dog o When the mailman delivered the bills, my dog attacked him.  The couple enjoyed spending time on various activities. o
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