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Sentences and Style

Sentences and Style

Author: Mackenzie W

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.

  • Style

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

  • Syntax

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