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William Strunk Jr.
Birth date: July 01, 1869
Died: September 26, 1946
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danae
danae rated it 2 years ago
I did not like this book. It is pretty much entirely one man's opinion on how one should write. I agreed with him here and there, but for the most part, he kind of got on my nerves. I liked the chapter by White better than those by Strunk. White doesn't sound so old and crotchety. This would be fine...
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it 4 years ago
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.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it 4 years ago
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.
travelin
travelin rated it 5 years ago
Too short, too bloodless, too focused on being brief, explicit and direct, mostly by demanding construction of sentences using active voice. A friend with a PH.D, forced by the demands of academic publishing to write in nothing but passive voice, developed a maddening frustration, after being taught...
Nithou's Readings
Nithou's Readings rated it 5 years ago
Great book teaching a lot of rules about writing. I'll take some time to apply its teachings.
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