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By: Anthony Gaenzle
     ENC 1102
    Kyle Stedman
Important:
When writing
an essay, a
work of
fiction, or
writing in
another
style, one must
be careful to
avoid the use
of ...
“Hmm…I
 wonder
  what a
cliché is?”
Examples of
Clichés:
► Don’t put all your
eggs in one basket
► Dead as a doornail
► Head over heels in
love
► Home is wher...
Cliché: Don’t put all your eggs in one basket
1.
     Substitute: Don’t limit your options
     Cliché: Dead as a doornail...
The End!
Avoid ClichéS!
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Avoid ClichéS!

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This slideshow briefly describes the importance of avoiding cliches when writing college essays. It will help to assist students entering English Composition courses with the proper completion of assigned essays.

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Avoid ClichéS!

  1. 1. By: Anthony Gaenzle ENC 1102 Kyle Stedman
  2. 2. Important: When writing an essay, a work of fiction, or writing in another style, one must be careful to avoid the use of clichés at all costs.
  3. 3. “Hmm…I wonder what a cliché is?”
  4. 4. Examples of Clichés: ► Don’t put all your eggs in one basket ► Dead as a doornail ► Head over heels in love ► Home is where the heart is ► In the blink of an eye ► Money doesn’t grow on trees ► Put it in a nutshell
  5. 5. Cliché: Don’t put all your eggs in one basket 1. Substitute: Don’t limit your options Cliché: Dead as a doornail 2. Substitute: Deceased Cliché: Head over heals in love 3. Substitute: Passionately in love Cliché: Home is where the heart is 4. Substitute: Home is a place filled with comfort and love Cliché: In the blink of an eye 5. Substitute: Rapidly Cliché: Money doesn’t grow on trees 6. Substitute: Money is earned through hard work and dedication Cliché: Put it in a nutshell 7. Substitute: Summarize
  6. 6. The End!

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