Five Steps to Better Paragraphs

This is a paragraph from a student essay:

Definitions are often compromises between what the definer thinks and what they think they should think. They may often feel obliged to conform to a mythical community standard. They also reflect the times in which they are written. Many Victorian works of art, for example, were once considered pornographic.

How would you improve it?

Think about the button labels below and then click each button for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

Now compare the original to the rewritten version