Grammar Patterns

N to n

The 'preface' group

These nouns refer to part of something written that comes before the main part. We include here overture, which refers to the introductory part of a piece of music.
R. B. Clark makes this point in the preface to the third edition of his book 'Marine Pollution'.
Paul wrote the introduction to Linda's book himself.
  • foreword
  • introduction
  • overture
  • preamble
  • preface
  • prologue
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