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Write On: Yagoda's 'Catch an Adjective'

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Write On: Yagoda's 'Catch an Adjective'

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Ben Yagoda is a journalism professor at the University of Delaware. He writes often about literary style. hide caption

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Ben Yagoda is the author of When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It. It's a guide to writing that capitalizes on the lively advice of writers from Mark Twain (author of the title quote) to Stephen King.

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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It

The Parts of Speech, for Better and/or Worse

by Ben Yagoda

Hardcover, 241 pages |

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When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It
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The Parts of Speech, for Better and/or Worse
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