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Combinatorial

Like A Chemist Combining Elements

01/06/2014

On one of my favorite episodes of the Radiolab podcast, James Shapiro speaks for a bit on the combinatorial nature of William Shakespeare’s use of language—that is, the way Shakespeare creatively combined words to create new concepts and phrases: …Shakespeare behaved not so much as a writer but more like a “chemist combining elements.” James is a Read More

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