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Elements of Style By William Strunk Jr.
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Some rules are bent, others are broken. Not knowing the rules is no excuse. Strunk writes about the laws which govern our language. There must be some structure to language. We must agree on some... More > aspects of it, and creating rules and definitions around those mutual agreements helps to foster intelligibility throughout the language. It likewise supports the assertion that language may change, but not as much as you might think. Strunk is just as useful to an author today as it was when it was compiled. It is light-hearted and often humorous, and presents language and communication in a thoughtful way. Any writer should come away from this book with a new respect for language, and with a keener eye for seeing their own writing. For anyone who wants to write and communicate precisely, to enable their readers to get the most out of their writing, this book is a must. Every author needs a copy on their bookshelf for study and re-study. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Elements of Style By William Strunk Jr.
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Some rules are bent, others are broken. Not knowing the rules is no excuse. Strunk writes about the laws which govern our language. There must be some structure to language. We must agree on some... More > aspects of it, and creating rules and definitions around those mutual agreements helps to foster intelligibility throughout the language. It likewise supports the assertion that language may change, but not as much as you might think. Strunk is just as useful to an author today as it was when it was compiled. It is light-hearted and often humorous, and presents language and communication in a thoughtful way. Any writer should come away from this book with a new respect for language, and with a keener eye for seeing their own writing. For anyone who wants to write and communicate precisely, to enable their readers to get the most out of their writing, this book is a must. Every author needs a copy on their bookshelf for study and re-study. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Elements of Style By William Strunk Jr.
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This book is intended for use in English courses in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature. It aims to give in a brief space the principal requirements of plain... More > English style. It aims to lighten the task of instructor and student by concentrating attention (in Chapters II and III) on a few essentials, the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated. The numbers of the sections may be used as references in correcting manuscript. The book covers only a small portion of the field of English style, but the experience of its writer has been that once past the essentials, students profit most by individual instruction based on the problems of their own work, and that each instructor has his own body of theory, which he prefers to that offered by any textbook.< Less