Stanley Fish Quote

The category of first sentence makes sense only if it is looking forward to the development of thematic concerns it perhaps only dimly foreshadows.


Chapter 8, First Sentences, p. 99 - How To Write A Sentence And How To Read One (2011)

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The category of first sentence makes sense only if it is looking forward to the development of thematic concerns it perhaps only dimly foreshadows.

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The category of first sentence makes sense only if it is looking forward to the development of thematic concerns it perhaps only dimly foreshadows.

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The category of first sentence makes sense only if it is looking forward to the development of thematic concerns it perhaps only dimly foreshadows.

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The category of first sentence makes sense only if it is looking forward to the development of thematic concerns it perhaps only dimly foreshadows.