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Alluding to a classic

By Debra Dobbins

Many writers will recognize the allusion above to Strunk and White’s classic, brief book on using good grammar and punctuation, The Elements of Style.

(William J. Strunk was a professor of English at Cornell University. E.B. White was the author of Charlotte’s Web. Both men are now deceased.)

Although recently the book has had its detractors, it still provides many helpful tips on solid, clear writing,

You may find its entire text at http://www.bartleby.com/141/.



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