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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from On Writing Well

William Zinsser
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Articles - Short pieces of nonfiction.

Books - Zinsser has written and published many nonfiction works which involve all the principles of good writing and all of the research techniques, but at a much greater quantity than is required for articles.

Computers - Once known as word processors, they now significantly reduce the drudgery of writing with a typewriter.

Pad and Pencil - Zinsser prefers to take interview notes with these, not a tape recorder.

Words - These are the fundamental bricks a writer uses to construct a story.

Sentences -...

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