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Good Style

  • Justin Zobel
Chapter

Abstract

There are many ways in which an idea can be expressed in English; writing can be verbose or cryptic, flowery or direct, poetic or literal. The manner of expression is the writing style. Style is not about correct use of grammar, but about how well you communicate with likely readers.

Keywords

Personal Pronoun Active Voice Science Writing Passive Voice Technical Writing 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computing and Information SystemsThe University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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