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Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Bukk Rogers - Goodreads

The Elements of Style is a useful, but by no means authoritative, book on writing. I wouldn't even go so far as to call it important. For every bit of useful information you find you'll read one or ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Philip - Goodreads

The Elements of Style is a useful, but by no means authoritative, book on writing. I wouldn't even go so far as to call it important. For every bit of useful information you find you'll read one or ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Savan Gupta - Goodreads

Fantastic if you are writing in older forms. Generally speaking, still praiseworthy if you are in need of its instruction. This is a great litmus of "Spirit of the Rules" versus Letter of the Rules ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Gail megna - Goodreads

I wanted to learn how to be a better writer. Didn't help me. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

This technical manual on how to write well is probably helpful for people who were looking for an efficient, small book that tells them all the precise ways to improve your writing. In reality, the ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Alaina Marelli - Goodreads

This book is helpful, but very dry. It was hard to get through at times, but a fairly easy read. It definitely helped my writing, but a lot of the material was basic review. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style Illustrated

User Review  - Beau - Goodreads

It's hard to believe this wasn't dated at the time it was first written -- Strunk rages against the common definition of "nice," and says it should be used to mean "delicate," a definition I don't ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Jennifer Olenic - Goodreads

Meh. It was a book about grammar, I was never expecting it to be fascinating. Most of the advice seemed good, but there were several things in here that I thought were very much out of step with modern usage and/or arbitrary rules based solely on the author's personal tastes. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Joanb - Goodreads

This is a well-written book and I know everyone loves it, but I absolutely hate this book. It is worth having in your library if you like this type of grammar book. I don't own it. I've tried, but every time I buy one of these, I give it away. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

I'm one of those English majors who threw around "Strunk and White" knowingly, but had never read the book. So I decided to remedy that just a few years after graduation. As an English major, I think ... Read full review


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