– – I have mentioned nuances a lot so far. What I mean is the combination of denotative and connotative meaning: meaning that is directly expressed and meaning which is subtly implied. 847 more words
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Here’s something I learned from the late Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska: If every word is suspect, your writing will be arresting.
What does this mean? It means writing–especially poetry writing–cannot always be a prisoner of denotation. 523 more words