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Clarissa's Blog

An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Long Sentences

The problem with long sentences is that often they build up expectations only to collapse into utter triviality at the very end.

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2 thoughts on “Long Sentences

  1. I couldn’t agree more! I have to proofread long technical and legal reports and often find myself wanting to scream for punctuation.

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    • I especially like the ones that go “And all this – a long list of fascinating and complex issues – is important to study.” One expects a lot more after a long expository first half of the sentence.

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