The coming writing storm
Depressingly, many of us seem to have begun revising for the coming exam period already. For those amongst us who have yet to master the art of time management, essays, take-home exams and dissertations seem to be the order of the day.
Either way, that means a lot of writing. With timing and style both being important factors, it can be useful to try and tidy up the way you write. Here’s something that I’ve found extremely useful from the greatest British essayist of the 20th century, George Orwell.
In his essay Politics and the English Language (1946) he writes about the decline in standards of English literature, and gives 6 handy tips to try and halt the decline. Help halt the decline and take a look:
So, if you bear all that in mind, distinctions all round!