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The topic of the essay Of Studies by Sir Francis Bacon is clearly visible in the title itself The main theme of the essay is to explain the use of studies as they serve for delight - in privateness and retiring - in discourse and for ability - in the judgment and disposition of business The author by means of this essay stresses the importance of studies in life He supports the notion that study is an immensely important aspect of life as he goes on to explain what type of study books reading and writing he considers essential and what type he regards dispensable Sir Francis believes that expert men can execute and judge in a very orderly fashion bearing in mind the details but general direction planning and management of affairs come best from the learned Also he says that reading is important but only to weigh and contemplate issues Moreover he states that while reading makes a full man and conference a ready man but writing makes an exact man According to Sir Francis the ability to write is ever so important and just as important is the ability to keep ones wits intact This being a rather philosophical essay portraying the authors personal standpoint in the issue he does not make use of any evidence Instead he has proficiently employed various rhetorical devices He uses parallelism to suggest correspondence between three scenarios of the ones intemperance in studies when he says To spend too much humor of a scholar Bacon He again uses parallelism by drawing correspondence in what studies are to different types of people when he says Crafty men contemn studies wise men use them Bacon He makes use of climax in two instances One is when explains his view on how and what books should be read and says Some books chewed and digested Bacon The other is when he is emphasizing the
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