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How to Achieve Clarity, Force, and Aesthetic Effect

By now, you've learned how to do research and write an effective essay or report.

You've learned how to organize it properly, with a beginning, a middle, and an end. And you've learned how to support your main point with appropriate details. If you're going to be delivering your report or essay out loud – if it's going to be a speech – information and organization are not enough. You must also make it forceful, clear and aesthetically pleasing.

Here are some literary devices that can help.