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  1. _The Catcher in the Rye_ by J.D. Salinger Review

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    Note: This review was originally written back in 2016 as part of a personal "1001+ Book Challenge." I follow a Peter Boxall's 1001 Books: You Must Read Before You Die list and write about books I found particularly noteworthy. This post was edited recently to improve grammar and overall readability, but still reflects the views of a 23-year old me. My writing has improved since then, I promise!

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    As a non-native English ...
  2. How to Write Lyrically

    Now I know I'm not good at writing concisely and clearly, and my writing can be a bit wordy and pretentious at times, but I know something about prose rhythm, and that is what I am going to teach you today.

    Let us examine this passage which I wrote. Whether you think it is wordy, pretentious, archaic, or peculiar, I think it has prose rhythm, and I'm going to explain how to achieve that in this post.

    Behold, a day of light shall dawn, and a princess shall rule her kingdom,
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    Updated September 20th, 2019 at 08:19 PM by lumino

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