Recommendation 1 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘Sentences crisp, sassy, stirring’

By: ‘Constance Hale’

The article states that there are many ways to render an idea while constructing a sentence. Sentences can be short, long and layered, all depending on the complexity that we choose to write with. Further, to render an idea with the help of a sentence, sentence tone is equally important. With the tone or the meaning of the sentence determines in a big way he way idea is expressed. The article has gone at length to explain different sentence structures with wonderful examples.

Summary:

Ah! The secret of writing well is definitely these sentence structures and tone. The article has explained everything is such excruciating details that there are very less chances that you will not understand the point writer is trying to convey. It is a delightful read.

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Learn Words from the article:

Malapropism: Misuse of similar sounding words
Convey: Express
Elicit: Bring out

Recommendation 2 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘Innovations that will change your tomorrow’

By: ‘Editorial’

The article is talking about 32 inventions which are set to change your future, in case these become reality could change our tomorrow. The list consists of things like electric clothes, which can act as an alternative outlet, the morning multi-tasker, which can covert your entire room into a screen and things like nice little cabin in the sky. The list is long, but very interesting.

Summary:

It makes me goofy happy to see such futuristic things. The list is replete with such wonderful ideas, that in future there are chances we may be living totally off the edge. And the list also reminds us that creativity is the only thing that sustains the world.

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Innovations: Novelties
Messy: Muddled

Recommendation 3 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘This republican economy’

By: ‘Paul Krugman’

The article states that somehow Republicans have an answer to the question of what should be done about the economy. Writer states that their policy is to cut the spending and taxes. With this the republicans are hoping to convince the people that the bad economy is the result of too much spending that has been in fact not been done by the Obama administration. At the same time the article states that for some reason Obama administration has not done anything to expose this eye wash.

Summary:

What republicans are proposing is something that is already being done by the administration. How much are they proposing to cut and what all? In fact the writer does state that the picture of America right now is the same that was in 1937 when F.D.R was prematurely slashed. And republicans strategy might as well work, if the voters are ignorant.

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Demobilization: Dismissal
Obstructionist: One who systematically blocks

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