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Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Ruri Gokou - Goodreads

Not to be read straight through. Only use as reference book. Even as one I'm not sure if it holds up. Has some advice that every writer and English speaking person should be aware of. Be concise. Omit ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Andd Becker - Goodreads

White's guide to Strunk's wisdom tells the writer to omit needless words. The 2005 edition should have omitted 57 pages of needless illustrations. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

This book has a lot of useful information, but the majority of the time I spent reading it I wanted to throw it across the room. It is pretentious and very controversial. I actually laughed out loud a ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Charity Hall - Goodreads

Does anyone actually like this book? It's a useful tool but obviously not an enjoyable read. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Juliem - Goodreads

English is forever changing and evolving with the culture - as it has and will always continue to do so. This book is a relic. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Alex Doran - Goodreads

it was as boring as any other reference book. I also didn't like the fact that i am clueless when it comes to grammar so most of the time i had no idea what the book was talking about unless i could ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Seth - Goodreads

Don't tell me how to write! But they are correct when they say you have to know the rules to break them. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Denise - Goodreads

If I could ban one book from syllabuses everywhere, it would be this one. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Melissa Kerr - Goodreads

I wanted to rip my eyeballs out while reading this book. I counted down words until I was finished from the beginning. It was hard not to zone out while reading, so I did plenty of re-reading to make ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Dennis Hill - Goodreads

Unless you're A Jr. high English student, don't waste your time with this. Read full review


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