Alliteration, Restraint, and a Mind at Work
Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing (Fall 2018, Forthcoming)
5 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Date Written: September 10, 2018
This essay suggests that alliteration, although often overdone, can be an effective focal point when trying to get students to understand two important writerly principles: (1) you are judged by the choices you make; and (2) “restraint” goes a long way.
Keywords: persuasion, advocacy, judgment, writing, editing, rhetoric
JEL Classification: K1
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