The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary Short Essay Assignments

Simon Winchester
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1. What does the title of the book imply to prospective readers?

2. What can be surmised about the author's intention by naming his first chapter, " The Dead of Night in Lambeth Marsh"?

3. What is the effect of the author's choice to define the word "murder" on the audience?

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