What is Bacon's prose style regarding his essays?

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mkcapen1 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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Sir Francis Bacon wrote in a manner that was considered to be direct instead of expository.  He wanted to make his prose more of function to humans than just lyrical.  However, his writings were far from simple.  In his prose he uses a lot of natural metaphors, balanced cadences, and well planned symmetries.  He did not like to use plain syntax in his essays but preferred to challenge the reader with his own elegance in literature. 

Bacon is considered to be the founding father of the modern era in writing.   

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