Today I want to talk about one of the rules that’s in Strunk and White. It’s actually in almost every book about writing, which is to use the active voice and to prefer it over the passive voice.
- Larry McEnerney analyzes the Gettysburg Address [YouTube]
- The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln
- The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker
- The Elements of Style by Strunk and White
- Politics and the English Language by George Orwell