Sometimes I don't want to 'correct' people's sentences becausethe sentences would lose beauty and meaning. Even if their idea is expressed in broken English, the idea would no longer exist or be the same if it was infected with my corrections.
This is mainly for people who write poetry or on abstract topics. It's almost as if their grammatical errors become a property (or feature) of the poem; to fix their mistakes would be akin to removing the heart, soul, or spirit from the poem.
On one hand, I'd be doing them a disservice by not correcting their work, but on the otherhand, I'd be disregarding their existence as a feeling and thinking thing. While they'd learn how to write a grammatically correct sentence, their way of expression as an artist may be compromised.
It's quite the conundrum.
Infected = harming something and ruining it
Akin = similar to
On one hand = from one point of view/perspective
Disservice = harmful or unhelpful action
Disregard = ignore
Compromise = coming to an ageeement and accepting a weaker or less desirable outcome
Conundrum = difficult problem
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