Help Me Relocate Essay on Overly Formal Language
March 1, 2011 12:50 PM Subscribe
In Comp I we read an essay about the use of overly formal language...
posted by alice_curiouse to Writing & Language (4 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
I think the essay was fairly old, maybe written in the 40s or 50s? The author criticized how overly-formal grammar construction obscures meaning and I loved it.
Does this essay ring a bell? As you can imagine, I'm looking to find it again -- my Google Fu has been fudded.