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The Music of Form
College Composition and Communication (2006)
  • Peter Elbow, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

The concept itself of "organization" tends to be biased towards a picture of how objects are organized in space--and neglects the story of how events are organized in time. I’ll explore five ways to organize written language that harness or bind time. In effect, I'm exploring form as a source of energy.

  • organization,
  • time,
  • space,
  • vision,
  • hearing,
Publication Date
June, 2006
Citation Information
Peter Elbow. "The Music of Form" College Composition and Communication Vol. 57.4 Iss. June (2006)
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