Writing to Inform. English Composition 1301. Objectives. Understand how to clarify what the essay intends readers to know or to do.
English Composition 1301
Clarify what you want readers to know or do.
Organize your information logically.
Focus on information relevant to your purpose.
Emphasize clarity and accessibility.
In most academic situations,
You want them to ponder the information, not your efforts to communicate that information.
Make the information meaningful for readers.
"We are the hollow menWe are the stuffed menLeaning togetherHeadpiece filled with straw. Alas!Our dried voices, whenWe whisper togetherAre quiet and meaninglessAs wind in dry grassOr rats' feet over broken glassIn our dry cellar."