Tutor profile: Anna G.
What is the difference between active voice and passive voice?
Active voice is more exciting and definitive than passive voice. Avoid using passive voice. Active voice says who does what. For example, "Sally wrote a book." Passive voice puts the object first and says "by" so that the example above turns into, "The book was written by Sally." If you find passive voice in your writing, switch those sentences to active voice for a cleaner, clearer read.
Subject: Library and Information Science
What is the purpose of the Dewey Decimal System and the Library of Congress Classification System?
With non-fiction books, they show what the main point of each book is. The classifications (letters and numbers assigned to each book) put those with similar topics together. Historically, there have been different ideas about how to group items, and that is why there are different ways to organize books. This makes it easier to decide where items go and to find specific ones that patrons want,
Subject: Folklore and Mythology
What do various versions of Cinderella teach us?
We see how universal this story is, but the multitude of variations show us what is valued in various cultures from which the stories derive.