Short Essay Questions
1. What does the surgeon in Chapter 1 think about writing?
2. What are Zinsser's thoughts on the writing profession?
3. Does Zinsser believe it is important for an author's personality to shine through his or her writing?
4. Do gimmicks usually work in good writing?
5. What is the major problem with American writing in terms of simplicity?
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