It’s like The Flight of the Conchords: “We’re rappers…That hurts our feelings when you say we’re not rappers.”
When you write about how an author uses language to persuade their readers they are usually trying to stir up some kind of feeling. Arguments might involve logic but they also involve emotive language designed to evoke a particular feeling in the audience.
Texts live on long after the death of the author so ….Vonnegut writes in ‘God Bless You, Mr Rosewater.’…..Shakespeare explores the theme of…..etc
Respect the dead. Write in the PRESENT TENSE.
Sculpture by Spanish artist Juame Plensa
How often do you leave the picture incomplete? Or miss a chance to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding because you are concentrating more on generating words (any will do) to fill the part of the blank page marked ‘introduction’ or ‘body paragraph 1’?