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The Nature of Composition
Thinking Talking and Writing
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Alfred Kazin argument audience aware basic Beatles begin Bertrand Russell clause comma communication context controlling thesis course D. H. Lawrence dash demands depends device diagram discussion E. B. White e. e. cummings effect emotion English essay Example excerpt experience expository writing expression familiar feeling fiction Footnote function Gertrude Stein grammatical H. L. Mencken ideas illustrate imitation indicate individual informal instance intuitive invention involved Jacques Barzun Joseph Wood Krutch kind Korematsu language live logical marks of punctuation meaning mind nature Nudity observe paragraph particular passage pattern phrases Plain Style possible problem prose purpose question quotation marks reader rhetorical Sean O'Faolain semicolon sense sentence separate simply sound speaker speaking speech statement strategy structure student suggest talking things thinking thought tion tone topic unit of discourse usage verb voice wants words written