Style of Bacon Essay

Q: Bacon is an aphoristic”--- explain in reference of   “Of Study”
Q: Explain Bacon’s technique of writing easy.
Q: What makes the essay “Of Study” inimitable ?—discuss.
Q: Evaluate “Of Study” as an essay.
Francis Bacon is the father of English prose. He expresses his subtle thought through a very simple and clear language. The essays of Bacon are inimitable not only for their pragmatic subject matter but also for their superior style.  
Baconian prose can be discussed in two divisions of technique such as element of style and qualities of style. Diction, terseness, reference and allusions and similes and metaphors are classified in the element of style. Strong logical argument, simplicity and straight forward statement can also be placed in quality of style.   In combination of these two sorts of style, Bacon’s essays become the finest example of aphoristic and inimitable prose. Besides, the influenced of the renaissance and his contemporary writers is greatly visible in Bacon’s essays.
Terseness of expression and epigrammatic brevity in the essays “Of Study” is the sign of   Bacon’s aphoristic view . In fact, the essays of Bacon have to be read slowly because of the compact and condensed thought. Almost every sentence is brief and precise but hits the readers mind than any other big tales.
Bacon uses much enriched and highly latinized diction in his essay. His vocabulary is clear cut and easy to understand his point view. Moreover, like his other essays, here in “Of Study” he uses Latin reference like “abeunt studia in mores”. He alludes from The Bible when he advised to go to the schoolmen
This aphoristic style always depends on the device of balance and antithesis. In the essay “Of Studies”, Bacon says, Studies serve for ornament and for ability He further says “Read not to contradict, nor to believe, but to weigh and consider”. This sort of weighing and balancing makes his style antithetical.
In Bacon’s style there is an over luxuriance of figures of...