George Orwell Politics and the English Language Most people who bother with the matter at all would admit that the English language is in a bad way, but it is generally assumed that we cannot by conscious action do anything about it.
Enjoy reading this story. There once lived a proud stag. While wandering in the forest, he came upon a pond. He stopped there to drink water in order to quench his thirst. As he bent down, he saw his own reflection in the water.
As the stag was admiring his antlers, he suddenly noticed his legs. Look at my skinny legs. I cannot believe God has given me both beautiful antlers and such ugly legs," he thought. The proud stag now felt ashamed of his legs. Just then the stag heard the roar of a lion.
When he turned around he saw a lion charging at him. The lion will not be able to catch me in that part of the forest," thought the stag. So, with this thought in mind, the stag ran into an area where there were many bushes and branches.
Soon the stag had left the lion far behind.
But all of a sudden his antlers got entangled between the trunks of two trees standing close to each other. The more he tried to free himself, the more difficult it became. As the stag was struggling to get free, the lion came nearer and nearer.
Now I know the real value of my legs which almost took me to safety," wailed the stag. The lion pounced on the stag and killed him. That was the end of the proud stag.Donald Schön's book The Reflective Practitioner introduced concepts such as reflection-on-action and reflection-in-action which explain how professionals meet the challenges of their work with a kind of improvisation that is improved through practice.
However, the concepts underlying reflective practice are much older. Earlier in the 20th century, John Dewey was among the first to write. Politics and the English Language, the essay of George Orwell.
First published: April by/in Horizon, GB, London.
Find disability services for students at Northern Virginia Community College. Reflective practice is the ability to reflect on one's actions so as to engage in a process of continuous learning.
According to one definition it involves "paying critical attention to the practical values and theories which inform everyday actions, by examining practice reflectively and reflexively.
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