Unformatted text preview: respectable”, according to Orwell. In the end, Orwell states six rules of using language and I agree with these rules. He basically supports conciseness in language. He supports writing with clarity. Rather than using foreign or scientific words, he supports using an everyday word. He also supports using the active voice instead of the passive voice. He doesn’t support using metaphors or figures of speech which we are used to seeing in print. I agree with all of these rules. I think it can help language become a tool to express ideas rather than to express trickery or vagueness....
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- Fall '07
- English, Passive voice, Politics and the English Language, Angela Shamay Response