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Lesson 18: Analyze how an author’s style and content contribute to the power or persuasiveness of a text

Lesson 18: Analyze how an author’s style and content contribute to the power or persuasiveness of a text

Students determine the rules Orwell sets up for modern writing in paragraph 10 of “Politics and the English Language.” Then they analyze Orwell’s style to determine whether he follows his own rules and how those rules of style contribute to the power or persuasiveness of the text.