Stanley Fish Quote

It may sound paradoxical, but verbal fluency is the product of many hours spent writing about nothing, just as musical fluency is the product of hours spent repeating scales.


Chapter 3, It's Not The Thought That Counts, p. 26 - How To Write A Sentence And How To Read One (2011)

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It may sound paradoxical, but verbal fluency is the product of many hours spent writing about nothing, just as musical fluency is the product of...

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It may sound paradoxical, but verbal fluency is the product of many hours spent writing about nothing, just as musical fluency is the product of...

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It may sound paradoxical, but verbal fluency is the product of many hours spent writing about nothing, just as musical fluency is the product of...

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It may sound paradoxical, but verbal fluency is the product of many hours spent writing about nothing, just as musical fluency is the product of...