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Review: Essays of E.B. White

Essays of E.B. White by E.B. White
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

There is really no way for a man to put his arms around a big house plant and still remain a gentleman.

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Books

Respect Your Reader's Intelligence

No one can write decently who is distasteful of the reader’s intelligence,
or whose attitude is patronizing.

~ E.B. White (1899 – 1985)
American writer and essayist, 47 more words

Writer Quotes

Don't Write about Man, Write About a Man

Don’t write about Man; write about a man. 

~ E.B. White (1899 – 1985)
American writer and essayist,
creator of Charlotte’s Web,
and the man who updated and edited  35 more words

Writer Quotes

Warning! Grammar Police Checkpoint Ahead!

We’re ready to examine Rule #2 of The 7 Reasonable Rules of Writing: Good grammar. Notice that I said good. You’ll recall that the… 832 more words

Books on Writing

Just like any other craft, writing requires time. It requires studying. It requires learning and practicing and fine-tuning your skills in order to produce the best work you possibly can. 794 more words

Fiction

3 Short Books for the College-bound Teen

We were always encouraged to read,
and had all the masters that were necessary.
~ Elizabeth Bennet

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Family

Word of the Week: Schadenfreude

WHAT a coincidence that here I am, about to embark on a reflection of a German word, and a dear friend of mine, posts an article on Facebook, called… 524 more words

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