Honesty in the Use of Words

Honesty in the Use of Words

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What makes great writing great writing is not spelling or grammar or syntax, but honesty. Not the careless honesty of our emotions, but the intellectual honesty that results from careful thoughts combined with a firm insistence that we write only true things. The honest writer always seeks to avoid deception, always believes writing the truth is more important than proving a point. Honesty in the Use of Words by Martin Naparsteck adds a new dimension to such classic writing advice as William Strunk and E.B. Whitea€™s The Elements of Style and George Orwella€™s a€œPolitics and the English Language.a€Anti censorship and honesty are, of course, notthesame, buthonestyis meaninglesswhenitis censored, and whilehonest ... A classic essay; if you read nothing elseon thislist, read this(ita#39;seasily foundon the web):a€œAman may take todrinkanbsp;...

Title:Honesty in the Use of Words
Author:Martin Naparsteck
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2005-09-29


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