Essay Comments 1

·       Aim for being Concise

·       Avoid using words which you don’t use everyday

·       Avoid colloquial (“coll.”) writing

·       Avoid awkward phrasing (“awk.”)

o  “there is a worship of a spiritual being”

·       Don’t say “basically”

·       Avoid parenthetical comments (they are distracting to the reader)

·       Avoid abbrev., e.g., etc., in your writing

·       Don’t introduce new concepts in the final paragraph

·       Read the bloody book

·       Use italics for the title of major works like Theogony

·       Don’t say “I think…” or “I believe…”