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ENGL 207 The Art of the Sentence

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This is a course is a study of the stylistic aspects of the sentence through the application of linguistic and rhetorical principles. Emphasis is placed on the interconnections among grammatical design, content, and purpose. Students move beyond basic correctness to sophisticated aspects of sentence patterning in order to achieve clarity and force in written expression. Assignments require a total of at least 8,000 words of graded writing. This course is intended for transfer students, those who desire to write and/or speak as effectively as possible in their academic work and/or career, and those with a special interest in language and linguistics.

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