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Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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Some useful, basic tips for fledgling writers, but much of the content is seriously outdated. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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THINK HOW BORING THE WORLD WOULD BE, IF WE HAD TO WRITE ACCORDING TO THIS BOOK. I enjoyed the chapters of W. Strunk, but not those of EB White. White's demonstrations on the misuse of words were not ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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It is a great references. He used passive voice to explain something a few pages after telling the reader that passive voice makes sentences confusing. And he was right, it was more confusing. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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Fantastic if you are writing in older forms. Generally speaking, still praiseworthy if you are in need of its instruction. This is a great litmus of "Spirit of the Rules" versus Letter of the Rules ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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Classic freshman year text. They make you learn it and then you never use it again because every professor has different guidelines for papers and what they want to see. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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I hated, hated, HATED this book! Talk about literary elitism at its worst. This book annoyed me to no end because the entire tone of this book was, "If you write like this or if you say this, then it ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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As I write this brief review, I'm bound to violate at least 5 of the many rules these two men have recorded in this book. I definitely learned quite a bit about the English language, and Strunk was ... Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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Wish it told something new. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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out of date; dated. Read full review

Review: The Elements of Style (Elements of Composition Series)

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One word: pedantic. Regretfully, it's a necessity. Read full review


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