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    Elements of Style
    Fall 2010
    Laura Stevenson

    Vermeer's The course begins with a review of basic grammatical principles. It continues with exercises designed to increase the students' control of their prose. The second half of the semester is spent partly in revising existing papers, and partly in studying such stylistic niceties as parallel structure, rhythmic control, and felicitous presentation of research. Open to students who have passed the writing requirement but desire to improve their writing for Plan.

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