Friday, April 26, 2013

Untamed English

‘Woof!’ she observed

“He had never really mastered English, but hed studied enough to have a healthy fear of its random severity, the senseless brutality of its conjugations; it was unpredictable, like a cross-bred dog.” 

—Pasquale Turis, character in novel by Jess Walter, Beautiful Ruins

• Editorial Comment: It’s final project week. I think a grumpy dog wrote this term paper.

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