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Examples of Bad Writing - West Valley College, Saratoga CA

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Snippets: Some Examples of Bad Writing for Your Amusement and ...

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INSTRUCTIONS: For each of the following snippets of prose, explain why it is bad writing. These all were first reprinted in The New Yorker. 10. [From the ...

Examples of bad writing? : writing - Reddit

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Aug 13, 2014 ... And I think more importantly, what is bad writing? I've been absorbing all the tips/ tricks/advice posted on this sub and am wondering what all of ...

Examples of Poor Writing - Valdosta State University

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The grammar and style errors listed below can mean the difference between an “ A” and a “C” or a “B” and a “D” or worse. You should take the time to reacquaint ...

Turgid Prose - an immodest collection of bad writing - Trygve.Com

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Since 1982, the English Department at San Jose State University has sponsored the prestigious Bulwer-Lytton bad writing contest [ www.bulwer-lytton.com ] in ...

33 Of The Most Hilariously Terrible First Sentences In Literature ...

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Sep 12, 2013 ... Every year, the announcement of Bulwer-Lytton Prize is a gift from bad writing heaven. ... the contest asks writers to submit an opening sentence for the “worst of ..... comedy, you know, as opposed to examples of bad writing.

What makes bad writing bad? | Books | The Guardian

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May 20, 2016 ... Bad writers often have many reasons for writing the way they do … ... I'll give you some examples: Jack Kerouac, John Updike, David Foster ...

What are examples of bad writing? - Quora

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I read hundreds of resumes a month, so I could really go on and on here. Most of my notes will be in the context of professional, corporate, or technical writing.

8 cringe-worthy examples of James Franco's writing - The Week

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Jan 22, 2013 ... Spider-Man."">"When Obama entered, the crowd converged," says the poet James Franco. "Finally, I got to shake his hand. He knew me from ...

Plain Language: Examples

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Look at a variety of plain-language examples, including legal documents, award– winners' products, and a hilarious overview of good writing gone bad in our ...

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Sample BAD and GOOD paragraphs - Writing Help (formatting ...

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Aug 24, 2016 ... The weather in 1816 Europe was abnormally wet, keeping many inhabitants indoors that summer. From April until September of that year, ...

Good and Bad Academic Writing: some examples - This Itch of Writing

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Good and Bad Academic Writing: some examples. You've probably got here from my post about Academic Writing; if you haven't you might want to have a look ...

Bad Writing - sample pages from Improve your Writing Skills Mantex

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sample pages from 'Improve your Writing Skills'. This is a short rogues' gallery of bad practice. It is short because we don't want to dwell on negative examples, ...