December 12, 2018

In Defense of Long Sentences

By Aatif Rashid

When it comes to prose style in contemporary literature, no two works have had a greater influence than George Orwell’s 1946 essay “Politics and the English Language” and Strunk and […]

January 11, 2012

Short Takes: For Those About to Write

By Andrew David King

In a Letter to the Editor printed in a 1984 edition of Amherst College’s student newspaper, the Amherst Student, David Foster Wallace (then just “Dave Wallace ‘85”) takes on an […]