Levels of Style/
Levels of Formality
large segments of the population are expressing their discontent with
medical practitioners who appear to be more engrossed in amassing
financial assets than in providing efficacious care to people with
likely to encounter a very formal style of writing in text such as legal
pleadings or political documents.
A large number of consumers
are complaining about medical doctors who are apparently more interested
in making money than in provide effective health care.
likely to encounter a formal style of writing in places like academic
journals and newspaper articles.
A lot of people are unhappy with their doctors who only seem to care
about how much money they make, and not about giving their patients good
likely to encounter an informal style in writings such as newsletters
and personal letters
Notice that any of the three examples could be effective, depending upon the reader, the writer's relationship with the reader, and the situation.
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