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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  - Bukk - 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  - Mia - Goodreads

As I write this brief review, I'm bound to violate at least 5 of the many rules these two men have recorded in this book. I definitely learned quite a bit about the English language, and Strunk was ... 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  - Shikha - Goodreads

Wish it told something new. Read full review

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User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

out of date; dated. Read full review

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User Review  - Shahenshah - Goodreads

One word: pedantic. Regretfully, it's a necessity. 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


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