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Being around a successful author would surely be exhausting and inspiring in equal amounts. As well as all that wisdom they put into their books, their thought-provoking one-liners would literally be falling out here, there and everywhere.
Like every field, literary criticism comes packed with its own specialized language even some of the most learned academics can't always crack.
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