140 Word Essays
However, I would argue that we are at a moment in the history of the English language where the capacity for something wondrous is upon us.
My students found this resource very useful to expand their complex structures and build a range of set phrases before their exam.
There is a widely voiced concern that the practice is fostering a decline in literacy.
And some even think it is harming language as a whole” (7).
There is pleasure in the act of composing with these constraints, an intentional and curious engagement with how sentences, words, and letters make meaning.
Composing a text-message or tweet is most certainly a literate (and sometimes even literary) act.