Political language and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
One cannot change this all in a moment, but one can at least change one's own habits, and from time to time one can even, if one jeers loudly enough, send some worn-out and useless phrase some jackboot, Achilles' heel, hotbed, melting pot, acid test, veritable inferno, or other lump of verbal refuse into the dustbin, where it belongs.
First, we don't want to finish with a sentimental flourish that shows we're trying to do too much.
It's probably enough that our essay on recycling will slow the growth of the landfill in Hartford's North Meadows.
Since you don't know what Fascism is, how can you struggle against Fascism?
One need not swallow such absurdities as this, but one ought to recognize that the present political chaos is connected with the decay of language, and that one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end.Writing, just as much as reading, is a process of self discovery.Do not, in any case, simply restate your thesis statement in your final paragraph, as that would be redundant.It is also important to judge for yourself that you have, in fact, done so.If you find that your thesis statement now sounds hollow or irrelevant that you haven't done what you set out to do then you need either to revise your argument or to redefine your thesis statement.Don't worry about that; it happens to writers all the time.They have argued themselves into a position that they might not have thought of when they began their writing.*The list of things that you might do in a concluding paragraph is taken from the University of Richmond's online document, Writing Conclusions (with the gracious permission of UR's Writer's Web coordinator, Joe Essid).What is the most challenging part of essay writing?If you simplify your English, you are freed from the worst follies of orthodoxy.You cannot speak any of the necessary dialects, and when you make a stupid remark its stupidity will be obvious, even to yourself.