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Grammar for Grammarians

Prescriptive, Descriptive, Generative, Contextual

by Frank Parker

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Published by Parlay Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education / Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8588798M
    ISBN 100976718014
    ISBN 109780976718017

    The Grammarians are Laurel and Daphne Wolfe, identical, inseparable redheaded twins who share an obsession with words. They speak a secret “twin” tongue of their own as toddlers; as adults making their way in s Manhattan, their verbal infatuation continues, but this love, which has always bound them together, begins instead to push them.   The Grammarians (Book): Schine, Cathleen: Laurel and Daphne Wolfe, identical, inseparable redheaded twins, share an obsession with words. As adults making their way in s Manhattan, their verbal infatuation begins to push them apart. Their fraying twinship finally shreds completely when the sisters go to war over custody of their most prized family heirloom: Merriam .


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The history of English grammars begins late in the sixteenth century with the Pamphlet for Grammar by William Bullokar. In the early works, the structure and rules of English grammar were based on those of Latin.

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"Cathleen Schine’s new novel, The Grammarians, is a rich study of the factions that attempt to define how language should be used."—Lauren Leibowitz, The New Yorker "Cathleen Schine’s marvelous new novel is a book besotted with words But you don’t need to.

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