Under adversity, under oppression, the words begin to fail, the easy words begin to fail. In colder to convey things accurately, the human being is almost forced to find the most precise words possible, which is a precondition for literature. -Rita Dove

 

Under adversity, under oppression, the words begin to fail, the easy words begin to fail. In colder to convey things accurately, the human being is almost forced to find the most precise words possible, which is a precondition for literature.


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