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  Zachary Behrendt, you do a huge injustice to great literature  
 
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 • Posted by: Roger Feigelson
• Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at 9:43 p.m.
• IP Address: camarillo-cuda1v-113.ventca.adelphia.net
• In Response to: Objective and Subjective Analysis: Thaxton, Ford A. (Zachary Behrendt)


> Ford,

> Blunt in context and grammatically undisciplined, your writing resembles the
> sort of stream-of-consciousness akin to the style of Nathaniel Hawthorne
> (The Scarlett Letter, The House of Seven Gables), who would go to great
> lengths to speak his mind on paper, disregarding cliches like punctuation
> and proper paragraph breaks. You seem to accomplish this better than
> Hawthorne, who's writings consist of paragraph-long run-on sentences and
> page-long paragraphs.

I was reading this horrifying thread about the Marxist oboe and I came across this stunningly offensive comment by Zachary Behrendt. I cannot believe that anyone would actually compare Ford A. Thaxton's writing favorably to Nathaniel Hawthorne. This statement is beyond incredible!




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