K, so I'm 14, just a youngen, and I really want a good book to read that can HOOK me. I need something that makes you stop and think. Genre doesn't matter. I don't necessarily want something with massive, rarely used words (I'm looking at you Eragon) that you have to look up in your dictionary. I would love for it to be more of a "mature" book. Not my grade level. I am, surprisingly, pretty mature when it comes to reading. I feel like God in English because everyone is always asking me about what this line means and what's a good these. But maturity doesn't apply for me elsewhere... WE'RE DRIFTING FROM THE POINT.
Like I said, a mature book. Requires thought process and thinking. Thanks ;]
I have been trying to write a science essay to enter in the DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition. My problem is that I have been trying to sound intelligent, light-hearted, and even a little humorous at the same time. But the problem of my "grandiloquence" keeps arising. I want to get to the point and get to it quickly, and it seems like the only way I can do that is by using words that express exactly what I mean to say--even if that means many large words in rapid succession. I really hate how I write, and I was hoping you could help me with my introductory paragraph, so here it is: