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No Slave to Syntax

October 22, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

For decades, political leaders had seduced voters with their fancy talk and pretty words. But Palin refused to be a slave to oratory or grandiloquence or basic syntax. She liberated the English language from the rigid orthodoxy of meaning, because in America even words should have freedom—the freedom to appear wherever they’d like, almost as if emerging by chance or random draw.

Read the full article here: http://www2.macleans.ca/2009/10/16/sarah-palin’s-no-slave-to-syntax/

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