So, all biblical allusions, word choices, manipulations of sentences, examples and facts make the Foster’s essay interesting and have a big impact on readers. Sometimes his language is too complicated, not understandable, but this is one of the things that make this essay unique, that attracts reader. He uses a lot of metaphors and that is why his style of writing makes readers to think a lot, using their imagination. The topic that is described in “The Wood” is quite simple and understandable, but the way it is presented makes people enjoy reading the essay.
“My Wood”, is a witty essay describing Forster’s opinion about the possession of a small property he bought with the royalties from his novel. He talks about the effects the wood makes on him. Forster shows a humorously negative attitude to his experience of obtaining land using biblical allusions, the manipulation of sentences and word choice.
The Personal Essay: 'My Wood' - Cappelen Damm
From a linguistic point of view, there are no good or bad varieties of a language. However, there is a social process called ‘language subordination’ whereby some varieties are treated as having less value than others. Explain how this process works in any social situation with which you are familiar; and discuss to what extent language subordination is justifiable.