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The Elements of Style von E. B. White
The Elements of Style von E. B. White
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Anyone who even thinks about wanting to write should have this book on the nighttable, or within easy reach of brief periodic readings. There are no opinions here, only straightforward, "this is how it is" rules and anecdotes of English instruction. The underlying point, like all good English books, is that there really is no new way to say, "it is," but rather that certain words and expressions fade out and must eventually be replaced. The English language, like all human languages, change over time, but some standards must remain.
This book can be read cover to cover in less than four hours by an "average" reader, and after several more passes,… Mehr dazu