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Those new to writing will benefit from the many topics covered in this book including ...3

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3. William Strunk, Jr. and E. B. White, The Elements of Style, 4th ed. (New York: Allyn and Bacon, 2000), 41–50.

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7. Strunk and White, Elements of Style, 58.



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Strunk, William, Jr., and E. B. White. The Elements of Style. 4th ed. New York: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

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