Writing can seem distant when using the proper language and can be used strategically, especially when distance is the goal. Yet, many incorporate this style even when it isn’t necessary.
Libby has done a great job expressing this point, and I happily recommend this piece on Declarative Sentences.
This declarative sentence was spoken by Don Corleone (played by Marlon Brando) in the movie The Godfather (1972). We don’t always make declarative …Writing Tip: Use Declarative Sentences
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