Results 21-30 of 37

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Clark Draney - Goodreads

Strunk & White are icons of correctness, but I caution against taking their little book as gospel truth. Better than adhering slavishly to any style manual, just write, write, write (and write some ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - David Grimaud - Goodreads

THIS IS A HANDBOOK for writers. An earlier edition was a supplement to my college writing, and it lives today in Edition 4. William Strunk started it and distributed it to his students; one of them ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Nativeabuse - Goodreads

Most of this seems common sense. But I feel like having set rules for style is kind of stupid in general, you should be given the tools, and then use them how you wish. There should not be a million ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

Good, but overrated. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Garrett Greene - Goodreads

This book has been a major help with understanding the English language. What made it seem long and grueling though is that it reads just like an instruction manual. I would constantly have to study ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style Illustrated

User Review  - David - Goodreads

In her charming essay, "Insert a Carrot", Anne Fadiman describes a trait shared by everyone in her family - a heightened sensitivity to the flaws in other people's writing. The Fadimans all belong to ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

I find the canonization of Strunk and White perplexing, particularly with the existence of a book like Sin & Syntax. The Elements of Style is both inadequate and antiquated. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Dennis - Goodreads

I had to read this in high school... woof. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Adrienna - Goodreads

I have heard from other authors to check out this book. I did not find it beneficial although he had some valid points I need to look at as a writer. But, if we have a good editor that sees the writers vision, then it will make a great book. Writer and editor should be hand-in-hand. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Ariana - Goodreads

this is what we are reading in class it is very helpful, even if it is boring Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
689
4 stars
294
3 stars
105
2 stars
38
1 star
24

5 stars - 674
4 stars - 284
3 stars - 103
2 stars - 37
1 star - 22
Unrated - 86

Editorial reviews - 0

Goodreads - 1176