Logic in Compositions

Logic is very important in compositions. When we are planning the story, we must constantly ask ourselves, “Is this logical?” Two weeks ago, my students wrote about an accident. General plot: A dog saw an ice-cream cone that’s dropped on the ground, rushed across the road to get it and got hit by a bus.[…]

Composition Tip

Remember the teacher is marking zillions of papers for the examinations. He/she may not be able to read in detail what you have written; in fact, he/she may need to look through quickly before giving you a grade.So, impression counts. 1. Make sure there are no glaring grammar mistakes. When the teacher doesn’t have time[…]

Vigorous Writing

Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects[…]