The Elements of Style: The Original Edition
2011 Reprint of 1920 Edition. "The Elements of Style," by William Strunk, is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight "elementary rules of usage," ten "elementary principles of composition," "a few matters of form," a list of forty-nine "words and expressions commonly misused," and a list of fifty-seven "words often misspelled." This reprint reproduces the text of the 1920 edition. This authoritative and engagingly written manual retains its immediacy and relevance. Strunk begins with the basic rules of usage, offering explanations of correct punctuation and grammar. Covers grammar, diction, syntax, sentence construction and other basic writing essentials.
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This Is Actually FunUser Review - Overstock.com
Don't take everything verbatim in this particular edition of "Elements Of Style" or you'll be spelling "tomorrow" as "to-morrow". But it's still a good read, and I should have read it years ago - as required by my Prof in English 101. For information purposes - get an updated version. But this first edition is still a lot (not "alot") of fun! ~~ ...
Shoddy printing, but a bargain nonethelessUser Review - Arcade - Walmart
It may have only been my copy, but page-to-page the printing is of inconsistent quality: on some it's dark and well-defined, on others faint. For Wal-Mart's price I can't complain. The book is sound ... Read full review