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The phrase "to [name]" is perfectly applicable to persons past, present and future, as it does not contain a finite verb form or any other time reference. Also, there is no reason why a book could not be dedicated to someone who is no longer alive. Many books that I own are dedicated to persons that were part of the authors life but are no longer with us. ...


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I'm sorry to learn of your father's death. To answer your question, I would ask a few questions of my own. Did your father ever stop loving you before he died? If he were alive today, would he continue to love you? Did your father's love for you help you to achieve your educational ambitions? Has he love for you helped to shape who you are today? I ...


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If I were grading this essay I'd be looking to be persuaded to think that your viewpoint is better than one I might have had prior to reading your work. Personally I look for a strong statement to open a persuasive piece, it should be the very first sentence I read. "WH Auden was absolutely, 100% on the money when he said '...'" There's no mistaking which ...


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It's impossible to know exactly why you got the scores you did, but what jumps out at me is that your thesis statement doesn't really match the prompt. The prompt is NOT to write an essay simply inspired by Auden's quote, but rather to write an essay taking a stance on whether or not his quote is true. To recast Auden's argument in simpler language: ...


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Do you have a style guide for what you're writing? That should give you advice on using things like headers. I would advise against using headers or hypophoras if you can - writing is much more eloquent if you can answer the questions without labelling them. For example: 'I have written a series of novels about...' 'I am now working on a new novel ...


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If these questions are explicitly given to you as worded, I think you can make them into section headers, and organize your responses under them. The hypophora as you reference it describes situations where the writer is raising a question in order to discuss it, not answering a question which someone else has posed.



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