"Of Studies" by Sir Francis Bacon Essay | "Of Studies" by Sir Francis Bacon

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"Of Studies" by Sir Francis Bacon

Summary: Sir Francis Bacon's essay "Of Studies" discusses the benefits of studying. Its purpose is to persuade us to study as well as to instruct us on how to study if we are to make the best of what we read. He does this by using many rhetorical devices and substantiations to prove his arguments.
Written by Sir Francis, “Of Studies” is an essay written to inform us of the benefits of studying. Studying is applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject, especially through reading, which is perhaps why by ‘studying’, Sir Francis Bacon mostly refers to reading. In his short essay, he strives to persuade us to study, and tells us how to study if we are to make the best of what we read. He does this by using many rhetorical devices and substantiations to prove his arguments.

‘Of Studies’ main point is to be evidence for the benefits of studying. Sir Francis Bacon attempts to prove to us that “studies serve for delight, for ornament and for discourse” by showing us how education is used and can be used in our lives. He advises us to study, but warns us of some of the...

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