Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-1995

Keywords

Legal writing, Word placement

Organizational Units

Sturm College of Law

Abstract

Most experts agree that written communication is achieved through a combination of word choice and word placement.' Although, word placement within a sentence has long been recognized as significant, word choice often is considered the predominant vehicle for communication. Some recent commentators, however, contend that reader expectations about word placement play a dominant role in communication. This column addresses how to enhance communication by placing words that you want to emphasize at the end of your sentences.

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