It's what you do, unthinking, that makes the quick tear start; the tear may be forgotten Ella Higginson When you are born, you cry, and the world rejoices. When you die, you rejoice, and the world cries.
An essay is a piece of writing usually a few thousand words that delivers the authors own, more or less witty, perspective on a scientific, cultural or social phenomenon.
The criteria of scientific methodology can be neglected; so the writer has relatively great freedom to express his personal view. But changing your writing or eating habits only happens when you truly understand why you should change them.
However, even some of the best writers of our time have tried and failed. But they worked hard and later succeeded. And some of the indispensable wisdom and useful advice from famous authors are collected on this page - as an inspirational guide for beginners and experts alike.
From to he was an official of the British colonial police in Burma. After his participation in the Spanish Civil War inhe wrote social portraits and essays. A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: What am I trying to say?
What words will express it? What image or idiom will make it clearer? Is this image fresh enough to have an effect? And he will probably ask himself two more: Could I put it more shortly? Have I said anything that is avoidably ugly?
One can often be in doubt about the effect of a word or a phrase, and one needs rules that one can rely on when instinct fails. I think the following rules will cover most cases: Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print.
Never use a long word where a short one will do.
If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out. Never use the passive where you can use the active. Never use a foreign phrase, a scientific word, or a jargon word if you can think of an everyday English equivalent.
Break any of these rules sooner than say anything outright barbarous.
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