Tag Archives for Mark Z. Danielewski

Hyphens, Hauntings, and the Architecture of Sentences

I’d never heard the term hyphen refer to part of a structure, but of course it made complete sense. The hyphens I work with are connectors as well, connecting syllables and words, prefixes and suffixes to roots, fragments ripped unceremoniously apart by end-of-line breaks.

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Wakey, wakey, eggs and bakey!

This morning I grabbed House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski and walked to my favorite breakfast shop. The place has a nice outdoor sitting area and a water view, so it’s a pleasant setting for reading and enjoying a cup of coffee. Little did I know I was on a collision course with an apostrophe issue. […]

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