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Share your thoughts on the following statement about writing from William Strunk and E. B. White's little book The Elements of Style. Think of one or two ways the writing you have worked on and revised might be like a drawing or a piece of machinery as described here.

Compare your thoughts with one other classmate.

Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.


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    The directions seem clear. What is your question?

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    Directions:

    Think of one or two ways the writing you have worked on and revised might be like a drawing or a piece of machinery as described here.

    So ... first you must choose a piece of writing that you've already submitted or are about to submit. Then use it to address these directions.

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