Modern English

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English is a language that is constantly evolving and changing with the times. According to George Orwell, this evolution of the English language is full of bad habits which are spread by imitation and which are leading to the general collapse of English. This bad English is caused by various mental vices which lead to bad writing that is vague that and lacks precision. These mental vices include the use of dying metaphors, pretentious diction, …

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…is actually saying. The evolution of Modern English has brought along many bad habits and mental vices that are constantly being passed from author to author. These very habits are what is keeping authors from thinking clearly and expressing their thoughts in a direct way. The combination of dead metaphors, pretentious diction, and the use of meaningless words in writing has led to a certain vagueness in writing and to the collapse of English language.