C. Faulkner on the Possessive Antecedent Proscription

Lesa Dill lesa.dill at WKU.EDU
Thu Jun 5 13:01:06 UTC 2003

His writing style make Faulkner hard to read.  ???

Scott Sadowsky wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Jun 2003, Lesa Dill wrote:
> > >His comment was about this type of construction--
> > >Faulkner's writing style makes him difficult to read.
> So what would the prescriptivists have us say?  "Faulkner's writing style
> makes itself difficult to read"?
> Cheers,
> Scott
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