Exercises in Style Setting & Symbolism

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Language

Language is the focus of each of the exercises contained in this book, innovative as well as traditional usage. In the Exercises, language is played with like a deck of cards; it is shuffled, dealt out, and played down in what seems like only the first few of an infinite number of ways. Language is celebrated and teased and manipulated throughout the book, but while there is very often a sense of irreverence and playfulness about the exercises, there is the strong sense that underlying it all is a sense of respect for language's flexibility and power.

The S-Line Busappears in All the Exercises

The action of the story takes place on this crowded city transit bus, with "S" being the designation of its particular route.

The Porte Champeretappears in Some of the Exercises

In a few of the exercises, the bus is destined for the Porte...

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