English With Style: A Guide for the Secondary Level

Both a textbook and a classroom guide, English with Style is packed with information on everything from grammar and usage to writing and literature. Students acquire "language sense" as they learn not only how to write, research, revise, and evaluate -- but to think logically as well.

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About the Author

An award-winning author and researcher, Mary Ellen Snodgrass is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with advanced degrees in English, Classics, Psychology, and gifted education.

A veteran of 20 years teaching high school English and Latin and three years as a columnist for the Charlotte Observer, she has produced Perma-Bound teacher's guides for 25 years.

Her many volumes of reference books and textbooks include Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations (M. E. Sharpe, 2007), eight Modern English translations for Shakespeare on the Double (Wiley, 2006), Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature (Facts on File, 2006), a desk handbook, A Multicultural Dictionary of Literary Terms (McFarland, 2006), McFarland literary companions to Kay Gibbons (2007), Walter Dean Myers (2006), Amy Tan (2004), Barbara Kingsolver (2004), and August Wilson (2003), Encyclopedia of Gothic Literature (Facts on File, 2006), Encyclopedia of World Scriptures (McFarland, 2001), Encyclopedia of Frontier Literature (Oxford, 2001), and Who's Who in the Middle Ages (McFarland, 2001).

  • Grammar
  • Sentence Sense
  • Word Choice
  • Punctuation and Capitalization
  • Spelling
  • Abbreviations
  • Prefixes, Suffixes, Root Words
  • Writing
  • Literature
  • Research
  • The Research Paper
  • Test-Taking


  • Internet Research
  • Computer Terms
  • Parliamentary Procedures
  • Logic and Reasoning
  • Proofreader's Symbols
  • Types of Writing
  • Studying for Aptitude Tests
  • Evaluating Sources
  • Timeline of Literature