Category Archives: Essays on Literature

Wordsworth theory of poetic diction

What kind of language is appropriate for poetry?

Aristotle, Horace, Dante, Sidney, Dryden, and Johnson, had all advocated in a certain degree that a serious poet should use a lofty/high style language. They briefly discussed that the language of literature, whether poetry or drama, should be different from the language used in the real world. Wordsworth opposes this view, and in doing so, makes an ‘Objective’ analysis of the language of poetry.

Essay: American Language

Sample Essay

English when describing a recent past event. The article is also written in a seemingly chronological order. The author shows no personal connection to the reader and detaches herself completely from the subject she interviews as well. The use of punctuation is the same as in American English. There are also certain minor differences from the American language in the use of terms such as “on the advice” instead of “at the advice” and the use of the term “mobile phone” instead of “cell phone.” The graphics design used is simple, formal and easy to read. There is evidence of the usage of categorical grammar.