Journalism for Women (Paperback)

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Book Excerpt: tion of writing. _I thought it would notmatter._" Comment would be inartistic. The curious thing is that thespecial correspondent was an editor's wife.* * * * *Secondly, inattention to detail. Though this shortcoming discloses itselfin many and various ways, it is to be observed chiefly in the matter ofliterary style. Women enjoy a reputation for slipshod style. They haveearned it. A long and intimate familiarity with the manuscript of hundredsof women writers, renowned and otherwise, has convinced me that not tenper cent of them can be relied upon to satisfy even the most ordinarytests in spelling, grammar, and punctuation. I do not hesitate to say thatif twenty of the most honoured and popular women-writers were asked to sitfor an examination in these simple branches of learning, the generalresult (granted that a few might emerge with credit) would not onlystartle themselves but would provide innocent amusement for the rest ofmankind. Of course I make no rRead More.


Product Details
ISBN: 9798716430532
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: March 24th, 2021
Pages: 66
Language: English

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