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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Ways of Reading
Subtitle: Advanced Reading Skills for Students of English Literature
Written By: Nigel Fabb

New Edition

Ways of Reading is now an even more effective text for readers who want to
increase their abilities to analyze and interpret both literary and
non-literary texts. This new edition features added coverage of email and
internet styles, print journalism, radio and television texts, and literary
texts including preformance, drama, oral poetry and film adaptation.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415346339
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: U.S. $ 120

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415346347
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: U.S. $ 33.95