In a recent essay extracted from Amitava Kumar’s Lunch with a Bigot, Kumar reproduces VS Naipaul’s rules for writing. On descriptive words, he says: The beginner should avoid using adjectives, except those of color, size and number. Use as few adverbs as possible.
What is an Apology? (An analyzation of Plato’s Apology with a personal comparison) What is your definition of an apology? Nowadays we think of an apology as an expression of our sorrow, but is that the true definition of the word?