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Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Brightness Karleesi - Goodreads

Half of this book is completely worthwhile, the other half I would use with a grain of salt. As a fiction writer, I find most of what Strunk and White teach to be too technical and rigid. When writing ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Allan Walsh - Goodreads

The Elements of Style is a book for writers that provides information on the best style techniques. The Bad stuff: I found the content a little dated, but other than that I really don't have any ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Dennis - Goodreads

Three stars= I liked it. I'm attempting to become a better writer. So I'm beginning this journey by reading books on grammar... A great little book. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Cary - Goodreads

'Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.' This book was first referred to me by a college friend, who was a communication arts major. I find it useful,but I think I have to practice more if I want to improve my writing. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Donny - Goodreads

You don't *read* Strunk/White. You refer to it. The Strunk parts are like gospel for correct English writing. It is essentially a best practice manual. The White part, however, deals primarily with ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Nathan - Goodreads

Made the mistake of reading the dated Project Gutenberg edition, about half of which can be disregarded. It's worth a read for any writer to brush up on some of the common rules of grammar. However ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Gina Colbacchini - Goodreads

It felt like this information was being THWACKed into me like a ruler on the back of my hand. May need to re-read when in a more agreeable emotional state. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - JG Keely - Goodreads

There must be some structure to language. We must agree on some aspects of it, and creating rules and definitions around those mutual agreements helps to foster intelligibility throughout the language ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - ♥ Ibrahim ♥ - Goodreads

At just 105, the book can't claim to be comprehensive. It is often dated and over-prescriptive. We still have to give it credit for being succinct and general useful. It has become the bible to ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Oana Kovacs - Goodreads

A bit boring for a fiction reader like me, but helpful. Read full review


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