The Elements of Style

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Library of Alexandria, 1959 - Academic writing - 78 pages
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User Review  - cdiemert - LibraryThing

This style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills. Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style. This little book can help you communicate more effectively by showing you how to enliven your sentences. Read full review

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Every writer should read this. It's short and sweet, but you'll still get something out of it in addition to the joy of checking it off of your To Read list. Read full review

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Contents

I INTRODUCTORY
II ELEMENTARY RULES OF USAGE
III ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION
IV A FEW MATTERS OF FORM
Chapter XII
V WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS COMMONLY MISUSED
VI SPELLING
VII EXERCISES ON CHAPTERS II AND III

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