The Elements of Style

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Library of Alexandria, 1959 - English language - 78 pages
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User Review  - rizeab0ve - Overstock.com

This books strength is that it gets to the point laying down a few but necessary rules for writing well followed by examples... while its weaknesses are its outdated punctuation rules and monotonous ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kate Weiskopf - Goodreads

I come from two generations of writers and being a huge grammar nerd, I loved this book. Now, I'm not a TOTAL freak and didn't read the whole thing straight through for enjoyment. However, I still find it very useful to reference while writing a paper. 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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