How to Stress What’s Important…and How not to.

I want to STRESS THE IMPORTANT in writing!!!!!!

The above sentence shows two ways how not to stress the important. Sentence after sentence in all caps gets hard to read, say nothing of a whole page. Multiple exclamation points at the end of sentence try to tell the reader that the sentence is significant. Instead we have to depend on our writing to show the reader what is crucial.

Strunk and White, in The Elements of Style, discuss emphasis in the sentence. “The proper place in the sentence for the word or group of words that the writer desires to make most prominent is usually the end.” #22 page 32,33.

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