Concealing/Revealing Words

When thinking about the dynamic we discussed in class, about words that both conceal and reveal meaning, and after reading through posts written by other students, I definitely think there are a lot of words used to describe writing that don’t really mean a lot. One that was brought up earlier is the word “strong”. A lot of people will ask for a “strong” thesis or a “strong” argument, and I know what they’re trying to say but it doesn’t actually mean a whole lot about what kind of writing they want. Some more descriptors that might fit the dynamic are memorable and unique.

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