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Sunday Sentence



In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

But her facial expression is broken glass.

Source: Emily Nussbaum, “Return of the Repressed” (The New Yorker)



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    • I know I’m not really supposed to offer “commentary,” but here I go. I find figurative language so challenging–it really doesn’t come to me naturally as a writer (kind of like sensory detail). So I thought this metaphor was remarkable–something to learn from.

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