Chapter 5 focused on how most writing is a lot of fluff and we tend to talk too much to meet word counts. It also discussed journalistic writing and how it focuses on getting straight to the point. With journalistic writing there is a larger emphasis on getting information across as best you can without unnecessary words or phrases.

Chapter 6 talks about active and passive voice, knowing what voice text is written in is rather important to comprehending what you are reading.


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