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Language In Ellen Collett's The Art Of The Police Report

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For language to have “an art” it must bring the reader something which is not expressly written in words, it must contain symbols which transports the reader to a different level of realization. The words must be able to bring the read to the place. They have to experience the emotional ties of the environment, the smells and excitement, the fear and the horror. This experience is given both directly and indirectly by the author but either way the reader still envisions, sees the action taken place and in so becomes attached to it. The art is allowing the reader to experience what the author experienced. In Ellen Collett's "The Art of the Police Report”, Martinez uses the diction and placement of the words to make the reader, as they are reading,
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