Archive for September, 2011

Two Out of Three R’s

September 12, 2011

Here’s an article I mentioned in class today on all-too-frequent grammatical and stylistic mistakes in student writing.  As I said before, the most important part of Yagoda’s whole discussion is his claim (which I’m inclined to believe) that reading good prose is the best (perhaps the only?) way to really develop a feel for the complex rules governing English grammar.