Unformatted text preview: appreciate the text. Even without an understanding, it is important to appreciate the work the author put in. Appreciation may also assist in a further understanding. What is the role/place of emotion in essays? The role and use of emotion can vary in writing. Emotion makes an essay much more personal, which usually makes it less professional. However, emotion can add credibility to an essay if used sparingly and carefully with plenty of facts to back up the opinion. If the author is an expert in the area of the essay, then the opinion of the author adds a lot of credibility to what he or she is saying. Emotion can also be placed in essays in order to draw a reaction and emotion from the reader. In the end, both the reader and writer play very important roles in literature. Each assists the other in developing new knowledge and opinions....
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