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Hexter said, ''mocks Socrates for his technical language.

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You can't just look at rhyme scheme or brush technique. One of the country's most prominent literary critics, Mr. But now ''you set up a whole new world of language and these people say they're king or queen of it.

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Citation: Friendly, Michael ,. Wilson is an English professor, of course. The appreciative Mr. Thanks to these and all the other entrants. Devaney, an editor at the University of Nebraska Press. Bhabha, silver-medallist in this year's Bad Writing Contest. Exactly what the prizes will be is uncertain the first three prizes were to be books , but something nice will be found. As Mr. Joan Scott, a professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, offered a more aggressive defense. Butler that won first prize in this year's Bad Writing Contest said in part: ''The insights into the contingent possibility of structure inaugurate a renewed conception of hegemony. Bhabha say that one reason academic writing is sometimes hard to understand is that the work of the new generation of scholars is heavily influenced by the Continental philosophers, Europeans like Sartre, Hegel and Jacques Derrida, who are practitioners of difficult language themselves.

The debate has energetic advocates on both sides. Susan Katz Karp, a graduate student at Queens College in New York City, found this choice nugget showing that forward-thinking art historians are doing their desperate best to import postmodern style into their discipline. Speaking of shell games, see if you can figure out the subject of that sentence.

The reader may be baffled, but then any author who thinks visual experience is essentially pornographic suffers confusions no lessons in English composition are going to fix.

Are scholars increasingly making themselves irrelevant?

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