Unformatted text preview: the same kind of English, he used three extra words that could have been cut out (52). It would have been better to have said that exhibit (3) contains several patches of the same kind of English. Orwell wrote, In our time, it is broadly true that political writing is bad writing, he used eight more words than he should have (53). He could have simply stated that political writing is bad writing. Would Orwells essay be more efficient if he would have followed his own rules? In Politics and the English Language, to prevent the demise of the English language Orwell proposed six rules of English to follow. He broke all of his rules throughout the essay, but the one he broke the most was, If it is possible to cut a work out, always cut it out....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ENGL 110 taught by Professor Slovak during the Fall '07 term at University of Delaware.
- Fall '07