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Sentences and Style

Sentences and Style

Author: Evan Saathoff

This lesson discusses the importance of style to sentence constructions.

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Terms to Know
Active Voice

A sentence in which the emphasis is on the subject of the sentence, the person or thing performing the action.

Passive Voice

A sentence in which the emphasis is on the object of the sentence, the person or thing receiving the action.

Sentence Variety

Including sentences constructed in various ways, including variations between simple and complex.


The way a person writes, as opposed to what a person has written, including word choice, tone, and sentence structure.


The formation and ordering of words into sentences as well as the study of how words are formed into sentences.