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Abstract

There are many ways in which an idea can be expressed in English; writing can be verbose or cryptic, flowery or plain, 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

Query Language Personal Pronoun Active Voice Science Writing Passive Voice 
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.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Justin Zobel
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  1. 1.School of Computer Science and Information TechnologyRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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